novice

Part of speech: noun

A beginner; one who enters a religious house on probation.

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Usage examples "novice":

  1. It was all perfectly clear now to even such a novice as Sparrer. - "The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. Were these the priest and his novice? - "A Boy's Ride", Gulielma Zollinger.
  3. A. It is presented to penetrate the soul with the most profound respect at the moment that the novice takes the oath. - "The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII.", Juan Antonio Llorente.