Origin of plebe
Examples from the Web for plebe
He did well during his plebe year but not spectacularly, earning a class rank of 161st out of more than 800 classmates.
It was evident that, while no plebe escaped entirely, there was no plebe hotel in A company so much observed as their own.A Cadet's Honor|Upton Sinclair
There have been several plots like that tried, but he has too much faith in that fool of a plebe.
The plebe was Mark, his clear-cut, handsome features shining in the yellow light.
He had been, along with the rest of the plebe company, lined up on one side of the camp for drill.
But that's the first time I ever heard of a plebe playing tricks on yearlings.