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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Class composed of persons lacking noble or knightly or gentle rank.

Usage examples (34)
  • I don't want to affect our "commonalty" if I may venture to call it, but I venture to say that is another reason why India should take its place in the Commonwealth.
  • Bludworth as sheriff, the commonalty claimed their rights.
  • The City members asked leave to consult the commonalty on the matter.
  • Forgotten were the tax-lists under which the commonalty labored; it was for more
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