Pro*ba"tion*er (?), n.


One who is undergoing probation; one who is on trial; a novice.

While yet a young probationer, And candidate of heaven. Dryden.


A student in divinity, who, having received certificates of good morals and qualifications from his university, is admitted to several trials by a presbytery, and, on acquitting himself well, is licensed to preach.



© Webster 1913.

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