Definition of Noviciates
1. noviciate [n] - See also: noviciate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noviciates
Literary usage of Noviciates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of the Political Campaign in Virginia, in 1855: With a by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"If the oaths and proceedings of induction of members published be true, they bind the noviciates from the start to a passive obedience but to one law, ..."
2. The Baptist Missionary Magazine by Executive Committee, Baptist General Convention, American Baptist Missionary Union, Board of Managers (1844)
"Suppose fifteen to he the average, and we have 1500 to he added to 7300, making 8800. The noviciates may he supposed half as numerous as the priests, ..."
3. A History of the Jesuits: To which is Prefixed A Reply to Mr. Dallas's by John Poynder, Robert Charles Dallas (1816)
"The Colleges and noviciates, or Houses of Probation and of Residence ; 2. The Missions; 8. The Houses of Profession, The Society in 1710 reckoned six ..."
4. Convent Life, Or, The Duties of Sisters Dedicated in Religion to the Service by Arthur Devine (1897)
"... as extending not only to the Institutes aimed at, but also to their noviciates, ... exclude absolutely such a limitation (namely, that of noviciates and ..."
5. The English Review (1852)
"... which are authorized to receive noviciates under the concordat, so as to complete the legal number of nuns which each convent is entitled to have, ..."