postulancy

[pos-chuh-luh n-see]
Sometimes pos·tu·lance.

Origin of postulancy

First recorded in 1880–85; postul(ant) + -ancy
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Examples from the Web for postulancy

Historical Examples of postulancy

  • She told us she had heard from Mrs Housman, who has finished her postulancy and received the novice's white veil.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring