adjective, noun, plural pro·le·tar·ies.
Origin of proletary
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Historical Examples of proletary
All this was very nourishing, not to say stimulating, to the starved soul of a proletary.The Price
Bartrow went back to his mine, and with his going the doors of the St. James's dining-room opened no more to the proletary.
"Naturally," said Lansdale, having in mind the proletary's later reincarnations as vagrant and starveling.
It was for five hundred dollars, and the proletary's hand shook when he dipped the pen.
"Therefore, as I was about to say, the proletary draws to himself the money of the country," resumed Grossetete.The Village Rector
Honore de Balzac