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Commons

Com´mons
n. pl.1.The mass of the people, as distinguished from the titled classes or nobility; the commonalty; the common people.
2.The House of Commons, or lower house of the British Parliament, consisting of representatives elected by the qualified voters of counties, boroughs, and universities.
3.Provisions; food; fare, - as that provided at a common table in colleges and universities.
Their commons, though but coarse, were nothing scant.
- Dryden.
4.A club or association for boarding at a common table, as in a college, the members sharing the expenses equally; as, to board in commons.
5.A common; public pasture ground.
To shake his ears, and graze in commons.
- Shak.
Doctors' Commons
a place near St. Paul's Churchyard in London where the doctors of civil law used to common together, and where were the ecclesiastical and admiralty courts and offices having jurisdiction of marriage licenses, divorces, registration of wills, etc.
To be on short commons
to have a small allowance of food.
Noun1.commons - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
Synonyms: common, green, park
2.commons - a pasture subject to common use
Synonyms: common land
3.commons - class composed of persons lacking noble or knightly or gentle rank

COMMONS, Eng. law. Those subjects of the English nation who are not noblemen. They are represented in parliament in the house of commons.

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