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Synonyms for peasant




Synonyms for peasant

one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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'What did he say?' The peasant replied: 'He says that the Devil is hiding outside there in the closet on the porch.' The miller said:
'The Devil must go out,' and opened the house-door; then the woman was forced to give up the keys, and the peasant unlocked the closet.
At home the small peasant gradually launched out; he built a beautiful house, and the peasants said: 'The small peasant has certainly been to the place where golden snow falls, and people carry the gold home in shovels.' Then the small peasant was brought before the mayor, and bidden to say from whence his wealth came.
Then the peasants were vexed that the small peasant should have thus outwitted them, wanted to take vengeance on him, and accused him of this treachery before the major.
'I am quite willing to be mayor.' They believed no otherwise than that it was the peasant who was saying this, and answered: 'That is what we intend, but first you shall look about you a little down below there,' and they rolled the barrel down into the water.
After that the peasants went home, and as they were entering the village, the small peasant also came quietly in, driving a flock of sheep and looking quite contented.
Fabre always comes back for tranquillizing [134] effect; and if his peasants have something akin to Wordsworth's, his priests may remind one of those solemn ecclesiastical heads familiar in the paintings and etchings of M.
Until Prince Andrew settled in Bogucharovo its owners had always been absentees, and its peasants were of quite a different character from those of Bald Hills.
Prince Andrew's last stay at Bogucharovo, when he introduced hospitals and schools and reduced the quitrent the peasants had to pay, had not softened their disposition but had on the contrary strengthened in them the traits of character the old prince called boorishness.
Dr Ashothama from Hyderabad said that it was necessary to look at the peasant movement in a new light as they should be treated like normal workers.
Ariel "Ka Ayik" Casilao is calling on the House Committee on Human Rights to investigate the purported "atrocities" hurled against the peasant communities nationwide.
It said the NPA would never put the people, including the peasants, in harm's way since the CPP's armed group was a peasant army meant to wage 'people's war to advance their democratic demand for land reform' as well as to defend the peasants from attacks.
Nevertheless, the Peasant Committees of Sindh kept insisting that the government pass the Tenancy Act.
In a history of the Russian peasantry during the imperial and early Soviet eras in the light of the most recent research, Gorshkov stresses ecology and environment, and emphasizes the dynamic nature of peasant life and work rather than the changeless paradigm that formerly dominated peasant studies.
The speakers highlighted that by December 2016, approximately 1,580 families and 8,984 individuals were living in eight ex-bonded peasant camps.