Janissary

NOUN
  1. a Turkish soldier
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  • The poor consul got a lamp for us with a bit of wax-candle, such as I wonder his means could afford; the shabby janissary marched ahead with his tin mace; the two laquais-de-place, that two of our company had hired, stepped forward, each with an old sabre, and we went clattering and stumbling down the streets of the town, in order to seize upon this cadi in his own divan. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo
  • The poor consul got a lamp for us with a bit of wax-candle, such as I wonder his means could afford; the shabby janissary marched ahead with his tin mace; the two laquais-de-place, that two of our company had hired, stepped forward, each with an old sabre, and we went clattering and stumbling down the streets of the town, in order to seize upon this cadi in his own divan. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo
  • Mahmoud, the Janissary -- by the way it is odd that they should call this consular body-guard of one by such a name -- brought us the document, and then, of course, stood by to pocket his _backshish_. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 61, No. 376, February, 1847
  • By 1800, everybody was a janissary, as the corps was swollen to as many as 400,000 names, based on corrupt and marketable muster rolls, which supported a process of gentrification of the janissary families.
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