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ordinary
'ordinary' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'ordinary'
1. 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. lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered
the ordinary man in the street

'ordinary' - used as a noun
3. a judge of a probate court
4. the expected or commonplace condition or situation
not out of the ordinary
5. a clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death
6. an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
7. (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
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    In 1983, a Japanese artist, Tadahiko Ogawa, made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of ordinary toast.