plebeian

All Adjective Noun
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  • The plebeians are looked upon almost as slaves, having no share in public affairs. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • Only one of the three could be called a plebeian party. Cited from Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic, Andrew Stephenson
  • But what did he care for the opinion of these plebeians! Cited from Baron Trigault's Vengeance, by Emile Gaboriau
  • The only thing to be done was to be adopted by some plebeian. Cited from Roman life in the days of Cicero, by Alfred J[ohn] Church
  • But the plebeians were always trying not to be left out of everything. Cited from Young Folks' History of Rome, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • The claims of the plebeians, who formed the greater part of the fighting men, rose. Cited from Outline of Universal History,by George Park Fisher
  • The Roman and plebeian games were this year repeated each for one day. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol III, Books 27 to 36, by Titus Livius
  • What if your career is as gentleman, not plebeian Want not for money. Cited from Lucretia, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 4
  • If he was, his descendants may still have gone over to the plebeians.
  • This last proposal was not popular with the plebeians and he lost much of his support.
  • It was only in the Church that a man of plebeian origin could rise. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX, by John Lord
  • Again the angry plebeians would not fight, but threw down their arms in sight of the enemy. Cited from Young Folks' History of Rome, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • The citizens were permitted to hold only minor offices, while plebeians had no voice in government.
  • Who dare again to say we trace Our lines to a plebeian race? Cited from The Vision of Sir Launfal, by James Russell Lowell
  • During the early years of the republic, the Plebeians were not allowed to hold ordinary political office.
  • After this point, almost all domestic legislation came out of the Plebeian Council.
  • The next major development in this conflict occurred through the Plebeian Council.
  • He is as completely a Plebeian in his mind as he is in his rank and station in society. Cited from Famous Reviews, Edited by R. Brimley Johnson
  • He would have been amazed if any plebeian stranger had proposed to take him at his word. Cited from The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller,C. Thomas
  • The office was probably open in quite early times to both patricians and plebeians.
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Words starting with plebeian

Meaning of plebeian

  • noun One of the common people