Definition of Rustics

1. Noun. (plural of rustic) ¹



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Definition of Rustics

1. rustic [n] - See also: rustic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rustics

rusticate
rusticated
rusticates
rusticating
rustication
rustications
rusticator
rusticators
rusticism
rusticities
rusticity
rustick
rusticle
rusticles
rusticly
rustics (current term)
rustier
rustiest
rustily
rustiness
rustinesses
rusting
rustings
rustique
rustle
rustle up
rustled
rustler
rustlers
rustles

Literary usage of Rustics

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1. The Age of Fable; Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes by Thomas Bulfinch (1856)
"JUNO AND HER RIVALS, IO AND CALLISTO—DIANA AND ACTION —LATONA AND THE rustics. JUNO one day perceived it suddenly grow dark, and immediately suspected that ..."

2. The History of Rome by Livy (1870)
"Accordingly, he not only returned a kind answer to the ambassadors, but also showed them a multitude of Numidian rustics, whom he had lately furnished with ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"The phrase is strictly a reference to the loss, not of a ship, but of a sheep (pronounced by rustics "ship"), arising out of the custom of marking sheep ..."

4. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1852)
"... countries of Friesland, Gothland, Poland, Bohemia, and both divisions of Hungary, slaying or putting to flight princes, prelates, citizens, and rustics. ..."

5. Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the by P. L. Jacob (1876)
"Opulence of the Bourgeoisie.—" Le Menagier de Paris."—Ancient Dwellings.—State of rustics at various Periods.—"Rustic Sayings," by Noel du Fail. ..."

6. Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages, and During the by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"Opulence of the Bourgeoisie.—"Le Menagier do Paris."—Ancient Dwellings.—State of rustics at various Periods.—" Rustic Sayings," by Noel du Fail. ..."

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