Definition of plebeian:
The hatred which his first entry into the service of Mesdames had so bitterly aroused was now redoubled since the old financier, du Verney, had fixed his affections upon the young plebeian, and had helped him to the amassing of a fortune and the procuring of a high position at court.
- "My Life as an Author", Martin Farquhar Tupper.
I deem it not beneath my dignity and standing as a reputable gunner to write of the rabbit as an entirely suitable member of the game community; and in doing so I am not dealing with hares or any other thing except plain, little everyday plebeian rabbits- sometimes appropriately called " cotton- tails."- "Fishing and Shooting Sketches", Grover Cleveland.