Plain People


Definition of Plain People

: members of any of various Protestant groups (such as Mennonites) especially in the U.S. who wear distinctively plain clothes and adhere to a simple and traditional style of life excluding many conveniences of modern technology

First Known Use of Plain People

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Plain People.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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