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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadet, plebenoun

    a military trainee (as at a military academy)


  1. plebenoun

    a first year student at a US military academy; a cadet

  2. plebenoun

    common person


  1. plebe

    In ancient Rome, the plebeians (also called plebs) were the general body of free Roman citizens who were not patricians, as determined by the census, or in other words "commoners". Both classes were hereditary.


  1. plebe

    A plebe is usually referred to as a newly entered cadet or freshman, especially at a military academy. The term was historically used to denote the common people in ancient Rome who were not patricians. It is often used in a derogatory context to refer to individuals of lower status or class.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plebenoun

    the common people; the mob

  2. Plebenoun

    a member of the lowest class in the military academy at West Point

  3. Etymology: [F. plbe, fr. L. plebs.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plebe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plebe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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