a person of low rank; plebeian.
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How to use roturier in a sentence
The noble has gone down on the social ladder, and the roturier has gone up; the one descends as the other rises.American Institutions and Their Influence | Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
Désirée, our femme-de-chambre, before she came to us, lived in a wealthy roturier family.Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885 | Various
The whiskers of a roturier, my good Lankin, grow as long as the beard of a Plantagenet.The Christmas Books | William Makepeace Thackeray
That a roturier, a plain peasant, or even a tradesman, should become the social equal of a noble was a thing unheard of.Women of Medival France | Pierce Butler
Few men of his stamp indulge in the weakness of railing at Fortune, which is the privilege and consolation of the roturier.Sword and Gown | George A. Lawrence