Definition of Common person

1. Noun. A person who holds no title.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Person

common nuisance
common nutcracker
common oak
common opossum
common opsonin
common or garden
common or garden variety
common osier
common palmar digital artery
common palmar digital nerves
common pea
common people
common pepper
common peroneal nerve
common person (current term)
common pitcher plant
common plantain
common plantar digital artery
common plantar digital nerves
common plum
common polypody
common pond-skater
common privet
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common purposes
common purse
common purslane
common quail
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Literary usage of Common person

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"'information,' A. An information is for the King that which for a common person is called a 'declaration.' Termes de la Ley, voc. 'information. ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"Where the title of the king and a common person concur, the king's title shall be ... Where a man being indebted to the king and to a common person, ..."

3. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"Where the title of the king and a common person concur, the king's title shall be ... Where a man being indebted to the king and to а common person, ..."

4. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"If they are within age, or hold of a common person, the eldest shall do homage for herself and her sisters ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1861)
"Some divines yield that he was chosen to be a common person when he should take up man's ... They acknowledge that he was a common person in his death, ..."

6. Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans, to the End by John Reeves, William Francis Finlason (1869)
"A like distinction was made between cutting off the tail of an ox or a cow.* To fight or make a brawl in the court or yard of a common person was punished ..."

7. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler, David Josiah Brewer (1900)
"WHAT IS THE CONDITION OF A COMMON KIND OF MAN AND OF A PHILOSOPHER THE first difference between a common person and a philosopher is this: the common person ..."

8. Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1908)
"WHAT IS THE CONDITION OF A COMMON KIND OP MAN AND OF A PHILOSOPHER THE first difference between a common person and a philosopher is this: the common person ..."

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