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peasant proprietor

a peasant who owns land, especially the land he or she tills.
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peasant proprietorship, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This narrows down the peasant-proprietor theory vastly in its practical application; it remains hardly a national question.

  • Continental success in agriculture depends on co-operation, and that in turn is associated with the peasant-proprietor system.

    British Socialism J. Ellis Barker
  • The cottager or peasant-proprietor has, I believe, an advantage in poultry of all kinds.

  • The peasant-proprietor has always been a factor in the life and history of France.

    Rambles in Normandy Francis Miltoun
  • The Jew remains in the country, but becomes a citizen, and sometimes even a peasant-proprietor.

    Debit and Credit Gustav Freytag
  • Make him a peasant-proprietor at home, and the chances are the old Adam in him will be too strong.

    Pictures of Canadian Life J. Ewing Ritchie

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