moujik


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mou·jik

 (mo͞o-zhēk′, -zhĭk′)
n.
Variant of muzhik.

moujik

(ˈmuːʒɪk)
n
(Historical Terms) a variant spelling of muzhik

mu•zhik

or mu•zjik

(muˈʒɪk, ˈmu ʒɪk)

n.
a Russian peasant.
[1560–70; < Russian muzhík, derivative of muzh husband, man]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moujik - a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)moujik - a Russian peasant (especially prior to 1917)
bucolic, peasant, provincial - a country person
References in classic literature ?
"To a fellow who comes and bargains for a wife like a moujik! The prince wishes to marry her, and you--"
"You drunken moujik," said Daria Alexeyevna, once more.
"Do you hear how this moujik of a fellow goes on bargaining for your bride?"
Even that moujik, Rogojin, you saw, brought her a hundred thousand roubles!
The commandant had never seen anything so poor and bare, not even in Russia, where the moujik's huts are like the dens of wild beasts.
Fly!" The startled moujik, bearded up to the very whites of his eyes, answered obsequiously--
Bajo su blusa amarilla de "moujik" revolucionario--tal se nos aparecio en Paris "chez" Delaunay, en cuyo vestibulo, por cierto, tiene el honor de avecindar con el suyo un poema mural nuestro->> (13).
Soviet propaganda has waked up the moujik. (7) Thompson was equally astute in a follow-up piece titled "HUGE POTENTIAL MART AWAITS WESTERN WORLD IN RUSSIA" (Toronto Star, 13 March 1928), in which she presented a very optimistic assessment of the prospective market being created by the anticipated transformation of the mostly backward peasantry into modern farmers.
Guedalla's allegory is decidedly not "kept in farcical shape by avoidance of comment." Its subtitle, for instance, reads, "Dedicated without Permission to Those Gallant Taxpayers Who Will Help to Guarantee the Soviet Loan," and its first sentence is "Once upon a time there was a poor Moujik who, feeling that he was not quite poor enough, destroyed his means of ever becoming any richer." The brief diatribe that follows is both utterly topical and utterly transparent, a clear example of ephemeral op-ed journalism.
Others of interest are Venetia Williams' course and distance winner Moujik Borget in the Feel The Rush At Betfair Handicap Hurdle (12.10pm) and the Evan Williams-trained On Tour can land a hat-trick in the Better Odds With Betfair Price Rush Handicap Hurdle (1.15pm).
SAN 12.10 Miss Verdoyante......................LIN 12.50 Mister Philson (IRE) ...............NCS 1.40 Mister Snowball (FR) ...........WCN 1.30 Modernstone ..........................LIN 2.35 Monbeg (IRE).........................NCS 2.50 Moujik Borget (FR) ...............
(8.) Robert Goldwater, "The Genius of the Moujik," Saturday Review, May 19, 1962, p.