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peasant
used in The Devils Arithmetic

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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
  • Now I see peasants in the field.
    Chapter 10 (59% 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
  • A goy zugt a vertl meant "As the peasant says ..."
    Chapter 4 (12% in)
  • At my request, the soldiers will pay special attention to the shul to make sure the peasants do not desecrate it.
    Chapter 9 (63% in)
  • Rivka hissed Hannah quiet and ran a finger across her own throat, the same signal that the peasants had made in the fields when the cattle cars passed them by.
    Chapter 15 (45% in)

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