marksmanship etymology

English word marksmanship comes from English -ship, English marksman

Detailed word origin of marksmanship

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
marksman English (eng) (soccer) Goalscorer.. A man or person skilled at hitting targets, as with a firearm, bow, or thrown object.
marksmanship English (eng) The ability to shoot accurately at a target.

Words with the same origin as marksmanship

Descendants of -ship
censorship championship citizenship companionship courtship craftsmanship dealership dictatorship guardianship internship kinship ladyship leadership lordship membership ownership partnership penmanship relationship scholarship showmanship sponsorship sportsmanship worship