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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Novice  \Nov"ice\,  a. 
  Like  a  novice;  becoming  a  novice.  [Obs.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Novice  \Nov"ice\,  n.  [F.,  from  L.  novicius  novitius,  new  from 
  novus  new  See  {New},  and  cf  {Novitious}.] 
  1.  One  who  is  new  in  any  business,  profession,  or  calling; 
  one  unacquainted  or  unskilled;  one  yet  in  the  rudiments;  a 
  beginner;  a  tyro. 
  I  am  young;  a  novice  in  the  trade  --Dryden. 
  2.  One  newly  received  into  the  church,  or  one  newly  converted 
  to  the  Christian  faith.  --1  Tim.  iii.  6. 
  3.  (Eccl.)  One  who  enters  a  religious  house,  whether  of  monks 
  or  nuns,  as  a  probationist  --Shipley. 
  No  poore  cloisterer,  nor  no  novys.  --Chaucer. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  at  a  first  stage  of  development;  just  becoming  familiar  with 
  the  rudiments  or  skills  or  routines;  "a  beginning 
  bodybuilder";  "a  beginning  reader";  "a  novice  cook" 
  [syn:  {beginning(a)},  {novice(a)}] 
  n  :  someone  new  to  a  field  or  activity  [syn:  {beginner},  {tyro}, 
  {tiro},  {initiate}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Novice,  TX  (city,  FIPS  52668) 
  Location:  31.98746  N,  99.62494  W 
  Population  (1990):  183  (101  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  79538 

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