Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The populace or common people; the rabble.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Populace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of populace.

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Examples

  • Shakspeare, in this as in all other things, himself and alone, gives the permanent politics of human nature, and the only predilection, which appears, shews itself in his contempt of mobs and the populacy.

    Literary Remains, Volume 2

  • Shakespeare, in this, as in all other things, himself and alone, gives the permanent politics of human nature, and the only predilection which appears, shows itself in his contempt of mobs and the populacy.

    Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher

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