from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An obsolete form of
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Middle Ages, under the influence of the Anglo-Saxon word bacheler
In the [[Middle Ages]], under the influence of the Anglo-Saxon word '' bacheler '' (with an '' e ''), meaning a young person, the word "bachelor" came to denote a young man.
“Un bacheler jolif et comté,” who differenced Hastings by change of tinctures, and bore -- _Vert, a maunche or_.
(In that case, to be fair, I suppose I should say I’m a “bacheler.”)
3.12.20: So shall the bacheler blessed bee, can such a Nymph obtaine.