in*tern"(?), n. [F.] (F. pron. N`trn") 1. (Med.) A resident physician in a hospital, especially one who has recently received the Doctorate and is practising under supervision of experienced physicians, as a continuation of the training process; a house physician; also called houseman in Britain.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
2. A person working as an apprentice to gain experience in an occupation; sometimes the position is paid a salary, and other times it is not; as, a white house
intern in a law firm.
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