The definition of a plebe is a new freshman or cadet, especially at a military training academy.(noun)
An example of a plebe is a man who has just started attending West Point as a freshman.
See plebe in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: short for plebeiana member of the freshman class at the U.S. Military Academy or Naval Academy
Origin: Fr plèbe < L plebs
See plebe in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably short for plebeian.
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