Definition of Plebean

1. of the common people [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plebean

pleaters
pleather
pleathers
pleating
pleating to the sett
pleating to the stripe
pleatings
pleatless
pleatlike
pleats
pleb
plebbier
plebbiest
plebby
plebe
plebean (current term)
plebeian
plebeiance
plebeiances
plebeianism
plebeianisms
plebeianize
plebeianized
plebeianizes
plebeianizing
plebeianly
plebeians
plebes
plebian
plebians

Literary usage of Plebean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Historical Magazine (1859)
"... and conceives it to be a kind of degradation to bestow his attention on horses of plebean (sic in orig.) birth. " With great esteem and regard, " I am, ..."

2. The Journals of Hugh Gaine, Printer by Hugh Gaine (1902)
"The plebean. New-York : H. Gaine, 1754. ,% "On Wednesday next will be published, Price, Two Pence; Number I. of a New Paper, entitled 'The plebean. ..."

3. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1908)
"... the plebean Tribunes were taken away, two Advocates being set in their roomes. Two Gentlemen Consuls, at this day governe the City, with six Judges for ..."

4. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1908)
"Two Gentlemen Consuls, at this day governe the City, with six Judges for criminal! causes, whereof three are Gentlemen, two Citizens, one plebean. ..."

5. History of the Insurrection in the Four Western Counties of Pennsylvania in by William Findley (1796)
"... into gentlemen privates, and plebean privates, is wholly anti-republican. ... to have die fame idea affixed to it, 33 plebean or ..."

6. Brief Outline of an Analysis of the Human Intellect: Intended to Rectify the by James Rush (1865)
"... that with a liberal endowment from an Imperial Government, is therefore we may suppose, shy of the contamination of plebean discovery and truth; ..."

7. The Historical Magazine (1859)
"... and conceives it to be a kind of degradation to bestow his attention on horses of plebean (sic in orig.) birth. " With great esteem and regard, " I am, ..."

8. The Journals of Hugh Gaine, Printer by Hugh Gaine (1902)
"The plebean. New-York : H. Gaine, 1754. ,% "On Wednesday next will be published, Price, Two Pence; Number I. of a New Paper, entitled 'The plebean. ..."

9. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1908)
"... the plebean Tribunes were taken away, two Advocates being set in their roomes. Two Gentlemen Consuls, at this day governe the City, with six Judges for ..."

10. An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Through the Twelve Dominions by Fynes Moryson (1908)
"Two Gentlemen Consuls, at this day governe the City, with six Judges for criminal! causes, whereof three are Gentlemen, two Citizens, one plebean. ..."

11. History of the Insurrection in the Four Western Counties of Pennsylvania in by William Findley (1796)
"... into gentlemen privates, and plebean privates, is wholly anti-republican. ... to have die fame idea affixed to it, 33 plebean or ..."

12. Brief Outline of an Analysis of the Human Intellect: Intended to Rectify the by James Rush (1865)
"... that with a liberal endowment from an Imperial Government, is therefore we may suppose, shy of the contamination of plebean discovery and truth; ..."

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