Definition of prentice in English:

prentice

Line breaks: pren|tice
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛntɪs
 
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noun & verb

  • archaic term for apprentice.
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    • Chambers cites, among others, a 1618 account ‘describing the bands of prentices, 3,000 or 4,000 strong, who on Shrove Tuesday and 1 May do outrages in all directions.’
    • As we have seen, he both lectured on Mozart's Fortieth Symphony and used it as a model for a prentice symphony of his own.
    • You'll either be a cap'n's servant or ‘prenticed to one of the craftsmen, but likely not an able seaman just yet.’

Derivatives

prenticeship

noun

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