rabblement


rabblement

rabblement [rab-uh l-muh nt] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a tumult; disturbance.

Origin of rabblement First recorded in 1535–45; rabble1 + -ment Examples from the Web for rabblement Historical Examples of rabblement

  • Beausobre says of, him: “His principle was, that faith was only fit for the rabblement.”

    Religion In The Heavens

    Logan Mitchell

  • The rabblement is at least aware of the punishment it deserves—and will receive!

    The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2

    Eugne Sue

  • In the stage directions of this scene, Shakespeare shows his own opinion of the mob by writing, “Enter Cade and his rabblement.”

    Tolstoy on Shakespeare

    Leo Tolstoy

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