Something prevalent hackneyed or trivial the prevalent in speech
- a trite or apparent comment
- One thing commonplace, hackneyed, or trivial; the commonplace, in message.
In Canadian legislation. Just the right by virtue that a lord subjects his vassals to work at his mill, bake at their oven, etc. Used additionally associated with area within which this right applied. Guyot, Repert. Univ.
1861, triteness, from French banalit
(letter.) One thing commonplace, hackneyed, or trivial; the commonplace, in address.