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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

third′ estate′(n.)

  1. the third of the three estates: the commons in France or England.

    Category: Western History

    Ref: Compare estate (def. 6). 5

Origin of third estate:

1595–1605

Princeton's WordNet

  1. third estate, Commons(noun)

    the common people

Wiktionary

  1. third estate(Noun)

    The caste of commoners in France prior to 1789.

  2. third estate(Noun)

    The commoners, collectively, in any society.

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