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Definition of Peasant

Peasant

  1. A countryman; a rustic; especially, one of the lowest class of tillers of the soil in European countries.
  2. Rustic, rural.

Peasant Quotations

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
Henry David Thoreau

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
Plato

He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I am for poetry that is admired by peasant and aristocrat alike.
F. Sionil Jose

If ever there was a slamming of the door in the face of constructive investigation, it is the word miracle. To a medieval peasant, a radio would have seemed like a miracle.
Richard Dawkins
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Peasant Translations

peasant in Dutch is boer, landman, plattelander
peasant in Latin is paganus
peasant in Norwegian is bonde
peasant in Swedish is bonde
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