Sentence Examples

  • He was admitted to the Middle Temple in February 1637, and in May be became a fellow commoner of Balliol College, Oxford.
  • As the father was resolved that John should have everything that money and pains could give, and was one day to be a bishop at least, he entered him at Christ Church, Oxford, as a gentleman-commoner - then an order reserved for men of wealth and rank.
  • The Egyptians are noted for the making of pottery of the commoner kinds, especially water-jars.
  • He entered St John's College, Cambridge, as a fellow-commoner in 1701, and took degrees of LL.B.
  • Prominence of cheekbones is another special feature, but it is much commoner in the lower than in the upper classes, where elongated faces may almost be said to be the rule.

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