See, too, Medwin's story of "one of the principal incidents in The giaour."
"Your medicine is good, giaour," she said, with the ghost of a disdainful laugh.
He sent a host of gibbering giaour ghosts to hell while on his way to heaven.
“The admiral is speaking to us and the giaour” said Tom, who was acting as signal-midshipman.
She is a giaour whose cursed blood was not bettered by six and twenty years' habitation with my father.
I will strike this giaour of a Frenchman in his tenderest spot—his heart!
Byron was less dissatisfied with his second Turkish tale than he had been with the giaour.
I ran him through and found a giaour corslet under his jacket.
As they rose the eunuch grasped the little victor, and shaking him, cried: "I will cut the throat of the giaour cub of hell."
Is not this princess a daughter of that accursed giaour, that dog of dogs, Hunniades?
1560s, Turkish term of contempt for non-Muslims, from Persian gaur, variant of gabr "fire-worshipper," originally applied to the adherents of the Zoroastrian religion.