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 Pleasure.Pleb’iscite (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Plebe’ians.
 
Common people; properly it means the free citizens of Rome, who were neither patricians nor clients. They were, however, free landowners, and had their own “gentës.” (Latin, plebes, 2 syl.)   1
 


 Pleasure.Pleb’iscite (3 syl.). 

 
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