Definition of Roturier

1. n. A person who is not of noble birth; specif., a freeman who during the prevalence of feudalism held allodial land.



Definition of Roturier

1. Noun. A commoner, a plebeian, a person of low rank ¹

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Definition of Roturier

1. a commoner [n -S] - See also: commoner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roturier

rotundate
rotunded
rotunder
rotundest
rotundifolious
rotunding
rotundities
rotundity
rotundly
rotundness
rotundnesses
rotundone
rotunds
roturer
roturers
roturier (current term)
roturiers
rotynge
rouaite
roubaultite
rouble
roubles
rouche
rouches
roucou
roucous
roue
rouen
rouens
roues

Literary usage of Roturier

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1. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"No genealogy, even although reprinted ; you are a plebeian (roturier) from all in Moreri, approaches that of Mahomet • eternity, unless you can produce a ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"French law was the same as roturier. See Cotgrave. Himself goes pateh'd like some bare .... roturier ..."

3. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1874)
"... freeholders—Statutes of Apparel—Distinction of Birth—The Gentleman and the roturier —Administrative system—Koyal revenue—Public functionaries —Military ..."

4. Journals Kept in France and Italy from 1848 to 1852: With a Sketch of the by Nassau William Senior (1871)
"A French roturier has no such hope. Nothing will place him on a level with a gentilhomme. You in England fancy that we have got rid of this distinction. ..."

5. History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution to the by Archibald Alison (1849)
"_ noble or roturier ; no middle class, no shades of distinction 69. were known. On the one side were a hundred and fifty distinction thousand privileged ..."

6. Hill's French-English and English-French Vest-pocket Dictionary by Charles McClellan Stevens (1898)
"Rôtie, sf. toast; — au beurre, buttered toast. Rôtir, va. to roast, toast, broil, burn. [vulgar. roturier, ière ..."

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