Bachelor

Definition of Bachelor

Bach´e`lor   Pronunciation: băch´ė`lẽr
n.1.A man of any age who has not been married.
As merry and mellow an old bachelor as ever followed a hound.
- W. Irving.
2.An unmarried woman.
3.A person who has taken the first or lowest degree in the liberal arts, or in some branch of science, at a college or university; as, a bachelor of arts.
4.A knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field; often, a young knight.
5.In the companies of London tradesmen, one not yet admitted to wear the livery; a junior member.
6.(Zool.) A kind of bass, an edible fresh-water fish (Pomoxys annularis) of the southern United States.

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