Danger also there is at home, both from Cavaliers and levellers, which necessitates us to erect the major-generals.
The levellers have their poet, and he made them a song with a fine lilt.
He had been early engaged in the schemes of the levellers, and was exposed to the jealous observation of the ruling powers.
levellers, moral, the representatives of a servile principle.
Multitudes of “levellers” destroyed the loose stone dykes and slaughtered cattle.
levellers were persecuted by the young, and suspected by the old.
The levellers insisted on an equal distribution of power and property, and disclaimed all dependence and subordination.
Every town and village in the kingdom had its coterie of levellers.
Even in the army sprang up the levellers, who wished to abolish monarchy and aristocracy, and to level all ranks to one.
At first they only roared against the roar of the surfacers and levellers.
1590s, someone or something that makes level; agent noun of level (v.). From 1640s as the name of a political party of the time of Charles I that advocated abolishing all differences of position and rank.