Peasant vs Carle - What's the difference?

peasant | carle |


As nouns the difference between peasant and carle

is that peasant is a member of the lowly social class which 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 while carle is (chiefly|scotland) peasant; fellow.

peasant

Noun

(en noun)
  • A member of the lowly social class which 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.
  • A country person.
  • An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.
  • (strategy games ) a worker unit
  • Synonyms

    * (lowly social class ) peon, serf * churl * (country person ) rustic, villager * (crude person ) boor

    Derived terms

    * peasantry

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    carle

    English

    Alternative forms

    * carl

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, Scotland) peasant; fellow
  • * {{quote-book, year=1820, author=Lord Byron, title=The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4, chapter=Marino Faliero, edition= citation
  • , passage=Had he instead of on the Doge's throne Stamped the same brand upon a peasant's stool, His blood had gilt the threshold; for the carle Had stabbed him on the instant. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1885, author=Charles Kingsley, title=Daily Thoughts, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Ye may fancy I'm talking like a sour, disappointed auld carle . }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=William Morris, title=The Story of the Glittering Plain, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Spake the sad and sorry carle : "We seek the Land where the days are many: so many that he who hath forgotten how to laugh, may learn the craft again, and forget the days of Sorrow." }}

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