Com"mon*er (?), n.
1. One of the common people; one having no
rank of nobility.
All below them [the peers] even their children,
were commoners, and in the eye of the law equal to each
2. A member of the House of
3. One who has a joint right in common
Much good land might be gained from forests . . .
and from other commonable places, so as always there be a due
care taken that the poor commoners have no injury.
4. One sharing with another in
anything. [Obs.] Fuller.
5. A student in the university of Oxford,
Eng., who is not dependent on any foundation for support, but
pays all university charges; - - at Cambridge called a
6. A prostitute. [Obs.]