muzhik

Part of speech: noun

A Russian peasant.

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Usage examples "muzhik":

  1. There under a tree was a colossal muzhik lying fast asleep with his hands under his head. - "Best Russian Short Stories", Various.
  2. When the muzhik told Levin that one man lived for his belly, and another for his soul, he became greatly excited, and eagerly demanded further knowledge of his humble teacher. - "Essays on Russian Novelists", William Lyon Phelps.
  3. Unsteady on his feet, the muzhik continued to pour out his coarse abuse; when he saw Trirodov he opened his eyes wide and went straight to him. - "The Created Legend", Feodor Sologub.