Born a peasant, she bucked the system, donned armor to save her country, and paid for those choices with her life.
He was a large man, totally bald, with the rough hands of a peasant.
Boxers tell the tale of Little Bao, a peasant boy who learns kung fu and joins the Boxer Rebellion.
Another Scottish peasant, Sir Sean Connery, had no such qualms.
His template for government was the peasant fantasy he dreamed up during his years of service on a Soviet pig farm.
As the life of the peasant, so is that of his wife or sweetheart.
The peasant and his wife and his son sat round the board with Thor and Loki.
Say, that Serafina was enamoured of a peasant; say, that she had degenerated from the honour of her race.
Had I been a peasant's child, I might have lived by, and rejoiced in, honest labor!
This love of collecting and cherishing beautiful things is characteristic of the peasant people of Venice.
early 15c., from Anglo-French paisant (mid-14c.), Old French paisent "local inhabitant" (12c., Modern French paysan), earlier paisenc, from pais "country, region" + Frankish suffix -enc "-ing."
Pais is from Late Latin pagensis "(inhabitant) of the district," from Latin pagus "country or rural district" (see pagan). As a style of garment in fashion (e.g. peasant blouse) from 1953.