One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of a person or (especially) a group or class of people: that does not own property, especially land or buildings.
With the and plural concord. Unpropertied people as a class.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Trial England’ s Cicero. From un- + propertied.
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