Celibate

Definition of Celibate

Cel´i`bate
n.1.Celibate state; celibacy.
He . . . preferreth holy celibate before the estate of marriage.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.One who is unmarried, esp. a bachelor, or one bound by vows not to marry.
a.1.Unmarried; single; as, a celibate state.

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