Definition of Third estate

1. Noun. The common people.




Definition of Third estate

1. Noun. (originally) The caste of commoners in France prior to 1789. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) The commoners, collectively, in any society. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Third Estate

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third corpuscle
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third culture kids
third cuneiform bone
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third degree
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third dimension
third disease
third down
third estate (current term)
third eye
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Literary usage of Third estate

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Among the deputies of the third estate were three or four ecclesiastics like Sieyès ... If we consider the representatives of the third estate as a whole, ..."

2. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), M. Guizot, William Hazlitt (1856)
"History of the third estate from the llth to the 14th century—Vicissitudes of its situation—Rapid decay of boroughs, properly so called—By what causes—1. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"It is needless to say that all the deputies of the third estate were men zealous ... One of the authors was Sieyès, whose services to the third estate were ..."

4. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1846)
"History of the third estate from the 1 1th to the 14th century—Vicissitude of its situation—Rapid decay of boroughs, properly so culled—By what causes—1. ..."

5. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), William Hazlitt (1875)
"History of the third estate from the llth to the 14th century—Vicissitudes of its situation—Rapid decay of boroughs, properly so called—By what causes—1. ..."

6. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"A portion of one of the cahiers of the third estate, selected somewhat at random, is given below.1 Cahier of the grievances, complaints, and protests of the ..."

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