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Lowly vs. Peasant

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Lowlyadjective

Not high; not elevated in place; low.

Peasantnoun

A member of the lowly social class that toils on the land, constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands and other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture.

Lowlyadjective

Low in rank or social importance.

Peasantnoun

A country person.

Lowlyadjective

Not lofty or sublime; humble.

Peasantnoun

(pejorative) An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.

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Lowlyadjective

Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.

Peasantnoun

(strategy games) A worker unit.

Lowlyadverb

In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.

Peasantnoun

A countryman; a rustic; especially, one of the lowest class of tillers of the soil in European countries.

Lowlyadverb

In a low condition; meanly.

Peasantadjective

Rustic, rural.

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Lowlyadverb

At low pitch or volume.

‘He muttered lowly.’;

Peasantnoun

a country person

Lowlyadjective

Not high; not elevated in place; low.

Peasantnoun

one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

Lowlyadjective

Low in rank or social importance.

‘One common right the great and lowly claims.’;

Peasantnoun

a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement

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Lowlyadjective

Not lofty or sublime; humble.

‘These rural poems, and their lowly strain.’;

Peasantnoun

a poor smallholder or agricultural labourer of low social status (chiefly in historical use or with reference to subsistence farming in poorer countries)

‘peasant farmers’;

Lowlyadjective

Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.

‘Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart.’;

Peasantnoun

an ignorant, rude, or unsophisticated person

‘‘That is a civilized drink, you peasant’’;

Lowlyadverb

In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.

Peasant

A peasant is a pre-industrial agricultural laborer or a farmer with limited land-ownership, especially one living in the Middle Ages under feudalism and paying rent, tax, fees, or services to a landlord. In Europe, three classes of peasants existed: slave, serf, and free tenant.

Lowlyadverb

In a low condition; meanly.

‘I will show myself highly fed, and lowly taught.’;

Lowlyadjective

low or inferior in station or quality;

‘a humble cottage’; ‘a lowly parish priest’; ‘a modest man of the people’; ‘small beginnings’;

Lowlyadjective

inferior in rank or status;

‘the junior faculty’; ‘a lowly corporal’; ‘petty officialdom’; ‘a subordinate functionary’;

Lowlyadjective

used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

Lowlyadjective

of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense);

‘baseborn wretches with dirty faces’; ‘of humble (or lowly) birth’;

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