vulgus
noun Etymology: probably alteration of obsolete vulgars English sentences to be translated into Latin Date: 1856 a short composition in Latin verse formerly common as an exercise in some English public schools

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  • vulgus — n. crowd, mass (Latin); scholastic exercise in Latin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgus — n the masses, the common people, com monalty, the working class, the lower class, the huddled masses, the multitude, the mob, the populace; the common man, the man in the street; peasants, proletariat, rank and file, plebians, the hoi polloi;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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