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commoner

1. a person who does not belong to the nobility
2. a person who has a right in or over common land jointly with another or others
3. Brit a student at a university or other institution who is not on a scholarship
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Casaubon's mother had not a commoner mind: she might have taught him better." Celia was inwardly frightened, and ready to run away, now she had hurled this light javelin.
The chief minister in a statement said previously, governments kept changing but the condition of the commoners remained unchanged.
Unfortunately, our VVIPs, the President and the Prime Minister, while travelling abroad, are given a sendoff or welcome by shutting down roads for commoners and also the airport is being closed at least for 35 minutes.
LARGE areas of Gower are becoming increasingly susceptible to wildfires because the land is not being managed properly, according to a long-serving commoner. Robert Griffiths said commoners should be allowed more flexibility to carry out controlled burns to remove dead scrub and vegetation from the thousands of acres of heathland in the peninsula's 17 commons.
Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History.
Security is only for those who are at the helm of administrations, and safety of commoners has become a continuous threat.
Both Middleton and Markle come from working class families which the monarchy standards consider as "commoners." Middleton's parents worked in aviation before launching their family business Party Pieces.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 29 (ANI): The Telangana Prison Department showcased products made by prison inmates at various stalls in an exhibition, selling them at reasonable prices to commoners.
Why is it that commoners always suffer the most, whereas politicians continue their life as usual.
UWA COMMONERS were in top form yesterday seeing off Talybont with a comfortable 100-run victory in the West Wales Conference.
Then she translates and annotates cases regarding marriage rites and exchanges, and getting married; marriage between officials and commoners, marriages of military personnel, and divorce; when the husband dies, levirate marriages, and no levirate marriage; and secondary wives, marriage between slaves and commoners, marriage of entertainers, and marriage during the mourning period.