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  • adj. Alternative spelling of plebeian.
  • n. Alternative spelling of plebeian.


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  • If you don't like the idea of plebian butter infecting the taste of your aristocratic cheese choices, simply shave off the borders of your block before serving.


  • I hope you were aiming for the girl who sits in front of me (affectionatly nicknamed 'plebian' by Meghan and me).

    Flying flip flops

  • But its the rhyme of "plebian" with "me and" that is the joy here. of the space between our chairs

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  • Marx wrote of the evolution of society through revolution, going through various stages such as plebian, feudal, agrarian and industrial. the revolution bit was not necessarily through violence but could be innovation - the revolution that saw the industrial age born from agrarianism for example.

    Army Rumour Service

  • a movie that gives the word "plebian" a good name.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • It's more like the SoHo was before it got so plebian—before the Gap and United Colors of Benetton moved in there.

    Meatpacking Rents Flip Shops

  • But often, beer drinking falls back on plebian vulgarities, on pints pounded, on bongs and shotguns.

    My, What a Big Beer You Have!

  • I think plebian Titus Pullo had the best response to said elites:

    Matthew Yglesias » Air Force Strikes Back

  • Er.. what poor plebian Myles overlooks is the word “school”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Yglesias on Maddow

  • It seems to me objections to it came from above from people who felt it was crass, plebian and non-U to talk so openly about money, and from below from people who were spitting jealous they weren't making that sort of dosh.

    The readers' room: What you thought of G2 this week . . .


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  • Do you maybe want plebeian?

    March 30, 2007