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 Meanings and Examples of APPRENTICESHIP
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apprenticeship
 n.  term during which one learns a trade from skilled worke
Classic Sentence:
1  Never has that curtain dropped so heavy and blank, as when my way in life lay stretched out straight before me through the newly entered road of apprenticeship to Joe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV
2  I was quite as dejected on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV
3  It was in the fourth year of my apprenticeship to Joe, and it was a Saturday night.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVIII
4  We looked forward to the day when I should go out for a ride, as we had once looked forward to the day of my apprenticeship.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
5  I missed it somehow in a bad apprenticeship, and now don't care about it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
6  She seemed to possess by instinct all the household wisdom that his long apprenticeship had not instilled in him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
7  She knew that to Gerty and Mrs. Fisher she was only passing through a temporary period of probation, since they believed that the apprenticeship she was serving at Mme.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
8  It's an apprenticeship against that cursed quarter of an hour before the examining magistrate.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
9  But d'Artagnan had on the preceding day served his apprenticeship.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
10  I must live henceforth without rank and fortune, and to begin this hard apprenticeship I must borrow from a friend the loaf I shall eat until I have earned one.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
Example Sentence:
1  As a child, Pip had thought it would be wonderful to work as Joe's apprentice; now he hated his apprenticeship and scorned the blacksmith's trade.
2  There needs a long apprenticeship to understand the mystery of the world's trade.