Almost as soon as the last Southern king fled into exile, a guerrilla movement took form among the peasants of Sicily.
These were women of all histories: peasants, artists, and wartime heroines reaching far into future.
To survive, farmworkers and peasants had to expose themselves to disease.
Instead, the peasants around him lead a harsh and demanding life.
I'll visit the peasants around the country and make the women go on diets.
The magistrate arrested three peasants at Pestrovo yesterday.
But did you think of the reaction of the townsmen and peasants?
peasants and ragged soldiers hung about the passage, and black-coated Jewish-looking men hurried in and out.
The peasants and artisans of his time did nothing of the kind.
But many of the peasants in Maximof's villages were of opinion that the Barin's fate was well deserved.
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.