prentice

noun
pren·​tice | \ ˈpren-təs How to pronounce prentice (audio) \

Definition of prentice

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prentice

verb
prenticed; prenticing

Definition of prentice (Entry 2 of 2)

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Noun

prentice adjective

First Known Use of prentice

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prentice

Noun

Middle English prentis, short for apprentis

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