What does the word peasant mean?

Usage examples for peasant

  1. I was informed by an old peasant, who came out of the fir- forest, and with whom I entered into conversation, that a large portion of the stones had been employed in the construction of the beacon- tower. – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  2. So he came in, as Rose thought at once, like a peasant of an Old World country. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. Neither the children nor the peasant we met were troubled; why was I so troubled? – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
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