APPREN'TICE, n. [L. apprehendo. See Apprehend.]1. One who is bound by covenant to serve a mechanic, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn his art, mystery, or occupation, in which his master is bound to instruct him. Apprentices are regularly bound by indentures.2. In old law books, a barrister; a learner of law.
APPREN'TICE, v.t. To bind to, or put under the care of a master, for the purpose of instruction in the knowledge of a trade or business.