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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Peasantry  \Peas"ant*ry\,  n. 
  1.  Peasants,  collectively;  the  body  of  rustics.  ``A  bold 
  peasantry.''  --Goldsmith. 
 
  2.  Rusticity;  coarseness.  [Obs.]  --p.  Butler. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  peasantry 
  n  :  the  class  of  peasants 




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