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the great unwashed

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  1. multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashednoun

    the common people generally

    "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"

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  1. the great unwashed

    The term "the great unwashed" is used, often in a disparaging or condescending manner, to refer to the general public or the masses. It originally referred to people who were poor or not as educated, and therefore presumably less clean or sophisticated. However, it has expanded over time to refer generally to ordinary people as opposed to those in positions of power or influence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of the great unwashed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of the great unwashed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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