lower orders

plural noun

Definition of lower orders

: lower classes you had the marks of the lower orders on you— Anthony West

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First Known Use of lower orders

1679, in the meaning defined above

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“Lower orders.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lower%20orders. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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