mujik

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From Russian мужик 'peasant'.

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mujik (plural mujiks)

  1. A peasant, especially in pre-revolutionary (imperial) Russia.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
      From the doctor's I flitted over to a travel agency, obtained maps and booklets, studied them, learned that on the mountainside above Cedarn there were two or three clusters of cabins, rushed my order to the Cedarn Post Office, and a few days later had rented for the month of August what looked in the snapshots they sent me like a cross between a mujik's izba and Refuge Z, but it had a tiled bathroom and cost dearer than my Appalachian castle.

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mujik m f (plural mujiks)

  1. mujik (peasant in imperial Russia)