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Meaning of PEASANTRY

Pronunciation:  'pezuntree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the class of peasants

PEASANTRY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: class, peasant, social class, socio-economic class



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Peas"ant*ry\, n.
1. Peasants, collectively; the body of rustics. ``A bold
   peasantry.'' --Goldsmith.

2. Rusticity; coarseness. [Obs.] --p. Butler.

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