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Origin of novice
OTHER WORDS FROM novicenov·ice·hood, nounnov·ice·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for novice
Fans and novices soon became swept up in the movement, tracing each work like buried treasure.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though the attendees varied from whiskey enthusiasts to novices, most said they liked the rye best.Why Rye Is The Nation's Spirit, And Why No One Can Get It|Kayleigh Kulp|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These novices have their pick of seven branches of training: from mechanics to tailoring, electrical work to “kitchen arts.”
The Daily Beast presents the perfect weekend entertainment for novices and seasoned cruciverbalists alike.
The Benedictine rule in his opinion was formed for novices and invalids.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries|Alfred Wesley Wishart
Novices carry the vessels on their shoulders to all the various halls and cells.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
And there was a fishpond swarming with gold fish, and they were so tame that they took bread from the novices' hands.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
Others farmed out their talents, and played for those who were novices.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
You had better save your sentimentalities for novices, Pavel said.The White Terror and The Red|Abraham Cahan
British Dictionary definitions for novice
- a person who is new to or inexperienced in a certain task, situation, etc; beginner; tyro
- (as modifier)novice driver