Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Entry: novitiate (n.)

In context: "...especially if they jet off to some novitiate-pro Satellite circuit for the summer..."

Definition: The state or time of being a novice or beginner in anything; a period of initiation, apprenticeship, or probation.

Other: In general, the term is used more often to denote a novice in a religious order.

SNOOT score: 1
Page: 667

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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