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social scale

noun
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  • The first cause of their fall in the social scale was the disapprobation of the humanists.

    John Lyly John Dover Wilson
  • America also recognises a criminal class at the top of the social scale.

    What I Saw in America G. K. Chesterton
  • As a layer of ghosts I was much lower in the social scale than a layer of carpets.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
  • She was far above me in the social scale of the neighborhood.

  • The position of women in the social scale is fixed by the husband's rank.

    Face to Face with Kaiserism

    James W. Gerard
  • They are of all shapes, and sizes, and colours, and classes in the social scale.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • Then, lowest in the social scale, are the saises, or grooms.

    In Africa

    John T. McCutcheon
  • Like George Aspel, he had descended from a higher level in the social scale.

    Post Haste R.M. Ballantyne

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