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Overview of noun ordinary

The noun ordinary has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) ordinary

(a judge of a probate court)

2. (1) ordinary

(the expected or commonplace condition or situation; "not out of the ordinary")

3. ordinary

(a clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death)

4. ordinary, ordinary bicycle

(an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel)

5. ordinary

((heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields)


Overview of adj ordinary

The adj ordinary has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (28) ordinary

(not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

2. (4) average, ordinary

(lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street")

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