"apprentice" Definition

  1. n. One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a mechanic, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn the art, or trade, in which his master is bound to instruct him.
  2. n. One not well versed in a subject; a tyro.
  3. n. A barrister, considered a learner of law till of sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the rank of serjeant.
  4. v. t. To bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.

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Position in dictionary: 5705 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "apprentice": 5
Words that end with "apprentice": 1
Words that contain "apprentice": 5
Next words in dictionary: apprenticeage, apprenticed, apprenticehood, apprenticeship, apprenticing
Previous words in dictionary: apprehensiveness, apprehensively, apprehensive, apprehension, apprehensible

English Dictionary Definition of apprentice

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