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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank;
[syn: commonalty, commonality, commons]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

commonalty \com"mon*al*ty\, commonality \com`mon*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. Commonalties. [OF. communalt['e]; F. communaut['e], fr. communal. See Communal.] 1. The common people; those classes and conditions of people who are below the rank of nobility; the commons. [1913 Webster] The commonalty, like the nobility, are divided into several degrees. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] The ancient fare of our kings differed from that of the commonalty in plenteousness only. --Landon. [1913 Webster] 2. The majority or bulk of mankind. [Obs.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

commonalty n 1: a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank [syn: commonalty, commonality, commons]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

COMMONALTY, Eng. law. This word signifies, 1st. the common people of England, as contradistinguished from the king and the nobles; 2d. the body of a society as the masters, wardens, and commonalty of such a society.