Recent Examples of postulant from the Web
Maria, a postulant at a convent near Salzburg, Austria, is detached from her duties to be governess to the seven motherless children of Baron Von Trapp.
After high school, he was accepted as a postulant to the Augustinian Academy in Staten Island, N.Y., and was accepted to the Order in September 1946.
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Origin and Etymology of postulant
First Known Use: 1721See Words from the same year
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