villager

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village +‎ -er

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villager (plural villagers)

  1. A person who lives in, or comes from, a village.
    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 5, in Pulling the Strings:
      Anstruther laughed good-naturedly. “[…] I shall take out half a dozen intelligent maistries from our Press and get them to give our villagers instruction when they begin work and when they are in the fields.”
  2. (strategy games) A worker unit.
    Synonyms: peasant, peon, serf
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