noun[mass noun] rare
The state of being someone’s father.
More example sentences
- It is possible that the fathership of the child born to the woman who remarries before the expiration of this waiting period can come into question.
- The idea of spiritual fathership that these biblical passages suggest became a dominant theme among early Egyptian solitary monks.
- Fathership remained unchanged since there was never any inducement to supply the want of the legitimate father.