PRES'IDENCY, noun Superintendence; inspection and care.
1. The office of president. Washington was elected to the presidency of the United States by a unanimous vote of the electors.
2. The term during which a president holds his office. President J. Adams died during the presidency of his son.
3. The jurisdiction of a president; as in the British dominions in the East Indies.
4. The family or suit of a president.
A worthy clergyman belonging to the presidency of Fort St. George.