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[bach-uh-ler-hoo d, bach-ler-] /ˈbætʃ ə lərˌhʊd, ˈbætʃ lər-/
the state of being a bachelor.
Origin of bachelorhood
1825-35; bachelor + -hood Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Roman emperors are said to have struggled with increasing bachelorhood before the empire's decline.
  • He was familiar with the simplicity of purpose, the lonely liberties, of bachelorhood.
  • But bachelorhood is no solution to the long-term problem.
  • The ring meant marriage, the sixpence meant wealth, the thimble meant spinsterhood and the button meant bachelorhood.
  • When it comes to celebrity bachelorhood, that's elite status.
  • At that early time of life bachelorhood was full of its own at tractions.
  • It ended in his dedication of himself te a life of bachelorhood, and his renunciation of the pulpit.

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