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Bachelor meaning

bachelor - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. A man of any age who has not been married.
  2. 2. An unmarried woman.
  3. 3. A person who has taken the first or lowest degree in the liberal arts, or in some branch of science, at a college or university; as, a bachelor of arts.
  4. 4. A knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field; often, a young knight.
  5. 5. In the companies of London tradesmen, one not yet admitted to wear the livery; a junior member.
  6. 6. A kind of bass, an edible fresh- water fish ( Pomoxys annularis) of the southern United States.
  7. 7. An unmarried man; one who has taken the first degree at a university.

bachelor - examples of usage

  1. The first is that he has failed to find a mate and leaves the colony, or is driven out, to lead a lonely bachelor life. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  2. But last night Peggy had declared her intention to turn this abode of bachelor comfort into the drawing- room, and to hand over to his personal use some other apartment, possibly the present drawing- room, which received all the blaze and glare of the afternoon sun. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. " You see, I am getting old; that is to say, I am tired of this bachelor life in which I have no one to take care of me, if I fall sick, and to watch that the doctors do not put me to death. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
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