Origin of postulant
Related formspos·tu·lant·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for postulant
One is a postulant for two years at least, often for four; a novice for four.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
The postulant, after receiving these three ordinations, becomes a full monk or Ho-shang and takes a new name.
But professions were often written by others, and the postulant only put his or her cross.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
There are degrees in the struggle for saintliness; the journalist was but a postulant.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne
"But Juanita is not a postulant," said Sarrion, with a laugh.The Velvet Glove|Henry Seton Merriman