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apprentice
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
one who works for an expert to learn a trade; or (as a verb) performance of that kind of work
  • By profession I am a hydraulic engineer, and I have had considerable experience of my work during the seven years that I was apprenticed to Venner & Matheson, the well-known firm, of Greenwich.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (21% in)

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