Plain People

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plain%20People. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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