prentice

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prentice works for an expert to learn a trade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prentice An apprentice. "My accuser is my prentice ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prentice An apprentice.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Prentice pren′tis Short for apprentice.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Aphetic form of apprentice,

Usage

In literature:

CORNELIUS W. MORROW and EDMUND A. PRENTICE, L. M's, 80.03; First, 55.48; Greenville, 10.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
His was assuredly no 'prentice hand in the art.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
Has not many a London 'prentice lad found that magic wand in honest hard work and strict integrity?
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
If the ringer was late the prentice boys reminded him pretty plainly.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
Prentice was now Mrs. Pearce, but Aunt Victoria always called her Prentice.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
A parish 'prentice, I should suppose, by your gown.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
Every one was 'prenticed to a trade.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
Bryant drove the leading yoke of oxen, Charlie tried his 'prentice hand with the second yoke, and Howell held the plough.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
I say that you may 'prentice him in any distant town, and by-and-by we will stock a shop for him.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
The boys were called 'prentices.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
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In poetry:

The Prentices all they entered the room
By one, by two, by three,
With a sly grin came Joseph in,
First of the company.
"The Surgeon's Warning" by Robert Southey
"I am a poor courtier, sir," quoth he,
"That am forth of service worn;
And fain I would thy 'prentice be,
Thy cunning for to learn."--
"King Edward IV. And The Tanner Of Tamworth" by Henry Morley
Auld Nature swears the lovely dears
Her noblest work she classes, O;
Her 'prentice han' she tried on man,
An' then she made the lasses, O.
"Green Grow The Rashes" by Robert Burns
And my Prentices now will surely come
And carve me bone from bone,
And I who have rifled the dead man's grave
Shall never have rest in my own.
"The Surgeon's Warning" by Robert Southey
The Parson and the Undertaker
They hastily came complying,
And the Surgeon's Prentices ran up stairs
When they heard that their master was dying.
"The Surgeon's Warning" by Robert Southey
"Marry, heaven forfend," the tanner replied,
"That thou my 'prentice were!
Thou'dst spend more good than I should win,
By forty shilling a year."--
"King Edward IV. And The Tanner Of Tamworth" by Henry Morley

In news:

She attended school in Prentice .
Stars owner Miles Prentice interested in buying Astros.
Prentice Wade Outland, 61, died at his home Nov 9.
While the battle rages over the fate of Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Hospital, one might gain perspective on this controversy by considering its context.
Excerpt from The Trail by Natalia Prentice ($18, Booksurge, 2007).
George Prentice Nov 14, 2012.
The first Prentice 62OF buncher in Canada, equipped with a Keto harvesting/processing head, proves out quickly for BC logger Gene Moses.
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In science:

This was pointed out recently by Prentice and Qi in a genomewide study example.
Multiple testing procedures under confounding
Prentice Hall Series in Artificial Intelligence.
User Taglines: Alternative Presentations of Expertise and Interest in Social Media
Rugh, Linear System Theory, Prentice-Hal l, Englewood Cliffs, 1993.
Notions of Input to Output Stability
Arsac, Fourier Transforms and the Theory of Distributions, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs (1966).
Diffraction of random tilings: some rigorous results
Hansen, A table of series and products, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs (1975).
Diffraction of random tilings: some rigorous results
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