Majority

He has joined the majority. He is dead. Blair says, in hisGrave, “'tis long since Death had the majority.” “Abiit ad plures;” “Quin prius me ad plures penetravi” (Plautus; Trinummus, line 14). “Beatos eos fore, quando cum pluribus habitarint.” (See Polybius, viii. xxx. 7.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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