Definition of Peasanthood

1. Noun. The state of being a peasant. "The same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood"

Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Peasant, Peasant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peasanthood

pearter
peartest
peartly
peartness
peartnesses
pearwood
pearwoods
peary
peas
peas and rice
peasant
peasant blouse
peasant revolt
peasant revolts
peasant shirt
peasanthood (current term)
peasantlike
peasantly
peasantries
peasantry
peasants
peasanty
peascod
peascods
pease
pease pudding
peasecod
peasecods
peased
peasen

Literary usage of Peasanthood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"... to see that to apologise for Burns is vain: that we must accept him frankly and without reserve for a peasant of genius perverted from his peasanthood, ..."

2. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1896)
"... to see that to apologise for Burns is vain: that we must accept him frankly and without reserve for a peasant of genius perverted from his peasanthood, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"But the vicissitudes of feudal life had in store even a keener degradation than the mere wrongs of power or the hardships of peasanthood. ..."

4. Literary Essays by George Edward Woodberry (1920)
"... more simply the universal peasant nature of the South, but he is as abundantly Spanish in his peasanthood as Don Quixote in his sublimated chivalry. ..."

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