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peasant
used in The Sun Also Rises

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Definition
used historically or possibly in relation to a very poor country:  a person of low income, education, and social standing — especially one who raises crops or livestock
  • and watched the motorbuses come in and unload peasants from the country coming in to the market,
    Book 2 (51% in)
peasants = used historically or possibly in relation to a very poor country:  people of low income, education, and social standing — especially those who raise crops or livestock
  • They were peasants going up into the hills.
    Book 2 (22% in)
  • We sat in the white wicker chairs on the terrasse of the cafe and watched the motorbuses come in and unload peasants from the country coming in to the market, and we watched the buses fill up and start out with peasants sitting with their saddle-bags full of the things they had bought in the town.
    Book 2 (51% in)
  • The peasants were in the outlying wine-shops.
    Book 2 (52% in)
  • You did not see them again except as sport clothes, odd-looking at a table among the closely packed peasants in black smocks.
    Book 2 (86% in)
  • Nurses in uniform and in peasant costume walked under the trees with children.
    Book 3 (56% in)

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