noun (used with a plural verb)
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Meanwhile the daily tabloid Sun claimed that his chief whip, Andrew Mitchell, had called police officers guarding No. 10 “plebs.”Sex Scandal Engulfs 10 Downing Street as Feral Press Bites Back|Peter Jukes|June 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the plebs of later days is not to be explained on one hypothesis only.The Religious Experience of the Roman People|W. Warde Fowler
Panes et circenses was the charter of the Roman plebs, "pan y toros" is that of the plebs of Madrid.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
The growth of the tribunate of the plebs hampered their activity both as legislators and as judges.
In relation to our subject the important factors are the family, the plebs and slavery.
The Ædileship was originally a Plebeian office, instituted at the same time as the Tribuneship of the Plebs.A Smaller History of Rome|William Smith and Eugene Lawrence