passed master

noun

Definition of passed master

: a person who has passed as a master : one who is proficient in a particular field or activity passed masters in the use of the cliché— E. H. Criswell — compare past master

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History and Etymology for passed master

from past participle of pass entry 1 (to go through an inspection successfully)

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“Passed master.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passed%20master. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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