- the state or period of being a pupil; tutelage.
Origin of pupilage
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Examples from the Web for pupilage
Is it that the dignity of genius forbids it, or that pupilage is half a disgrace?How to Write a Novel
He repudiated the notion that they needed any pupilage from the general Government in the management of public affairs.The Middle Period 1817-1858
John William Burgess
A pretty notion the Signorina must form of your enslaved state of pupilage, when she hears you ask that question.
While his state of pupilage lasted he lived on alms and was bound by the severest vows of obedience and chastity.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
He that has made even a little progress beyond ignorance and pupilage cannot be edified with anything but truth.The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2
George Gordon Byron