pupilage

pu·pil·age

 (pyo͞o′pə-lĭj)
n.
The state or period of being a pupil.
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Here was Miss Edwards, who only paid a small premium which had been spent long ago, every day outshining and excelling the baronet's daughter, who learned all the extras (or was taught them all) and whose half-yearly bill came to double that of any other young lady's in the school, making no account of the honour and reputation of her pupilage.
When I approached the Doctor's cottage - a pretty old place, on which he seemed to have expended some money, if I might judge from the embellishments and repairs that had the look of being just completed - I saw him walking in the garden at the side, gaiters and all, as if he had never left off walking since the days of my pupilage.
The pupil had been, in her state of pupilage, so imbued with the class-custom of stretching out an arm, as if to hail a cab or omnibus, whenever she found she had an observation on hand to offer to Miss Peecher, that she often did it in their domestic relations; and she did it now.
Given the significant onrush of 'fecundity' and productiveness in the corporate sector, our political leaders must undertake a responsibility pupilage on how exactly some corporate entities in a country are more productive, infrangible and sustainable than the countries where they exist.
According to Bruce Ackerman, the "constitutional moment" [ix] arrived in 1963, where one was only required to have a law degree followed by a guided pupilage, and the rest as the saying would go, 'see you in Court'.
During my pupilage (when you train to become an advocate) I was advised to resign my job and get an overdraft from the bank.
To be a prosecutor with CPS, one must either be a barrister who has been called to the bar and completed pupilage, (151) or a solicitor with a practicing certificate.
Rooney attained the highest grade of outstanding at Bar School and went on to complete his pupilage, and was awarded tenancy, at the internationally renowned QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers in London.
In a 1953 Arizona court decision that denied Native peoples the right to vote, the court held that 'They [Native nations] are in a state of pupilage.
After his pupilage in London, he chose to return to Wales, based at what is now King Street Chambers in Chester.
Born in South Africa, but of English descent, he served a three-year pupilage under the famous civil engineer Peter W Barlow and worked as assistant engineer on the Midland Railway, the Tower Subway and the Hammersmith extension railway.
He was presented with a framed painting of the old crown court, by Michael Duck QC, who recalled his days as a 'pupil' of Judge Coates 25 years ago, saying: "I had the most instructive pupilage one could hope for; I learned a good deal about the job - and a good deal more on how to navigate the pubs of south Warwickshire.