from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Roman Catholic Church, the two years devoted by a novice preparing for the priesthood to the study of Latin, Greek, and rhetoric. Also called juniorship. Worcester (Supp.).
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Since the persecution of 1903, the congregation has been obliged to leave Savoy for England, where the juvenate, the novitiate, and the house of studies are successfully carried on.
Besides these houses the province of Baltimore founded in 1881 a separate house for its juvenate, or junior house of studies, at Northeast, Pennsylvania.
In 1887 a juvenate was erected at Kirkwood, near St. Louis, and in 1888 the
March, 1901, the foundation of the present new juvenate house at
Another house, to be used as a primary juvenate, was purchased in
As Sally left the room just then she chuckled to herself, "Dat chile will shorely 'juvenate Miss S'lina!"