commonalty

[kom-uh-nl-tee]
noun, plural commonalties.
1.
Also, commonality. the ordinary people, as distinguished from those with authority, rank, station, etc.; the common people.
2.
an incorporated body or its members.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French comunalte, equivalent to comunal- communal + -te -ty2; replacing Middle English communaute < Old French

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commonalty (ˈkɒmənəltɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  Compare third estate the ordinary people as distinct from those with authority, rank, or title, esp when considered as a political and social unit or estate of the realm
2.  the members of an incorporated society
 
[C13: from Old French comunalte, from comunal communal]

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