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  • n. Obsolete form of apprentice.
  • v. Obsolete form of apprentice.


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  • He was first set to studie the lawes of the realme, and became an vtter barrester, or an apprentise of the law (as they terme him) and serued king Richard at Flint castell, when he was taken by Henrie duke of

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • I am not greatly affected to new books, because ancient Authors are, in my judgement, more full and pithy: nor am I much addicted to Greeke books, forasmuch as my understanding cannot well rid4 his worke with a childish and apprentise intelligence.

    Of Bookes.

  • So also in the Year-book, 1 Ed. III., the words, "et puis une apprentise demand," show that lawyers holding legal degrees existed in the very first year of Ed.ard III. 's reign; a fact which justifies the inference that in the previous reign England contained Common Law schools capable of granting the legal degree of apprentice.

    A Book About Lawyers

  • Accomplish.] his worke with a childish and apprentise intelligence.

    Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian


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