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pleb

[pleb] /plɛb/
noun
1.
a member of the plebs; a plebeian or commoner.
2.
plebe (def 1).
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; short for plebeian
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British Dictionary definitions for pleb

pleb

/plɛb/
noun
1.
short for plebeian
2.
(Brit, informal, often derogatory) a common vulgar person
See also plebs
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Word Origin and History for pleb
n.

1856 as a colloquial shortening of plebeian in the ancient Roman sense. West Point sense attested by 1851 (see plebe).

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