Apprentice

Definition of Apprentice

Ap`pren´tice
n.1.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.One not well versed in a subject; a tyro.
3.(Old law) A barrister, considered a learner of law till of sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the rank of serjeant.
v. t.1.To bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.
[imp. & p. p. Apprenticed; p. pr. & vb. n. Apprenticing.]

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