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Meaning of PEASANTRY

Pronunciation:  'pezuntree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Peas"ant*ry\, n.
1. Peasants, collectively; the body of rustics. ``A bold
   peasantry.'' --Goldsmith.

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

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bourgeoisie, common people, common run, common sort, commonage, commonality, commonalty, commoners, commons, laborers, linendrapers, lower classes, lower middle class, lower orders, lumpen proletariat, middle class, middle orders, ordinary people, plain folks, plain people, proletariat, rank and file, shopkeepers, small tradesmen, the lower cut, the other half, the third estate, toilers, toiling class, upper middle class, vulgus, working class, working people
 

 

 

 

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