exercent (not comparable)
- (obsolete) In practice; professional.
- 1714, John Ayliffe, The Antient and Present State of the University of Oxford:
- A Student in Chirurgery is admitted to practise throughout England, if he has been honestly and skilfully exercent therein for seven Years, and has gone through two Operations in Anatomy, and performed three Cures (at the least) […]
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for exercent in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)