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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRENTICE

Lucas spoke to him in Flemish to explain his own return with the English prentice.

At these dread words the 'prentice bowed once more, and so withdrew as he had come.

Gabriel folded his arms, which were now at liberty, and eyed his old 'prentice in silence.

I am, for I never expected to rise to this w'en I was a milliner's 'prentice in London.'

Miss Prentice, the principal, never seemed to be interested in Nancy.

She was to telegraph back to Miss Prentice when she arrived at Cincinnati.

If the ringer was late the prentice boys reminded him pretty plainly.

I used to hear Ben Franklin say things like that when he was a 'prentice lad.

Try your 'prentice hand on contributions to the smaller publications.

But the 'prentice growled furiously: "It was old Nick himself."

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, shortened form of apprentice (n.). As a verb from 1590s.

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