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vulgar (adj.) 1public, general, common
vulgar (adj.) 2generally known, commonly acknowledged
vulgar (adj.) 3cheap, common to all, plebeian
vulgar (adj.) 4low-born, humble, menial
vulgar (adj.) 5familiar, ordinary, everyday
vulgar (n.) 1common people, ordinary folk
vulgar (n.) 2vernacular, everyday language
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CE III.i.100 [Balthasar to Antipholus of Ephesus] If ... you offer to break in / Now in the stirring passage of the day, / A vulgar comment will be made of it
Cor II.i.207 [Brutus to Sicinius] Seld-shown flamens ... puff / To win a vulgar station [i.e. place with the common people]
2H4 I.iii.90 [Archbishop to all] An habitation giddy and unsure / Hath he that buildeth on the vulgar heart
KJ II.i.387 [Bastard to King John and King Philip, of the men of Angiers] till unfenced desolation / Leave them as naked as the vulgar air