What does the word muzhik mean?

Usage examples for muzhik

  1. There under a tree was a colossal muzhik lying fast asleep with his hands under his head. – Best Russian Short Stories by 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 by 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 by Feodor Sologub