Definition of Pesants
1. pesant [n] - See also: pesant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pesants
Literary usage of Pesants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Ancaster, Preserved at Grimsthorpe by Peregrine Bertie Willoughby de Eresby, Sophia Crawford Lomas (1907)
"There were certen pesants of the villages thereabouts in guard at the place ... These pesants seeing the Enemy preparing to passe, abandoned the place and ..."
2. The Plays & Poems of Robert Greene by Robert Greene (1905)
"Robin Hood. See, George, two men are passing Through the towne, Two lustie men, and yet they traile their staues. George. Robin, they are some pesants. ..."
3. The Works of John Marston by John Marston (1856)
"... all tongues to mee, Gnaw pesants on my scraps of poesie; ... drum Will brace itselfe, and daine to terrifie Such abject pesants basest roguery ? ..."
4. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1821)
"... and pesants, qui adeo improbi, agrestes, ... If it so fall out (as often it doth) that such pesants are preferred by reason of their wealth, ..."