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pren·tice

 (prĕn′tĭs)
n. Archaic
An apprentice.

prentice

(ˈprɛntɪs)
n
an archaic word for apprentice

ap•pren•tice

(əˈprɛn tɪs)

n., v. -ticed, -tic•ing. n.
1. a person who works for another in order to learn a trade: an apprentice to a plumber.
2. a person legally bound through indenture to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade.
3. learner; novice.
v.t.
4. to bind to or place with an employer, master craftsman, or the like, for instruction in a trade.
v.i.
5. to serve as an apprentice.
[1300–50; < Anglo-French, Old French ap(p)rentiz < Vulgar Latin *apprendit(us), for Latin apprehēnsus, past participle of apprehendere to apprehend]
ap•pren′tice•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prentice - works for an expert to learn a tradeprentice - works for an expert to learn a trade
beginner, initiate, tiro, tyro, novice - someone new to a field or activity
printer's devil - an apprentice in a printing establishment
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