What does the word Clanship mean?

Usage examples for Clanship

  1. The brute attachment of the peasants and the mobs to the gorgeous and lavish earl seemed to the burgesses the sign of a barbaric clanship, opposed to that advance in civilization towards which they half unconsciously struggled. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. If feudalism gave more strength to attack an enemy, clanship secured more happiness at home. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  3. The government of both may be said to have been republican, but the Gallic tribes were aristocracies, in which the influence of clanship was a predominant feature; while the German system, although nominally regal, was in reality democratic. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
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