heyduke

Haiduk

[hahy-dook]
noun
1.
one of a class of mercenary soldiers in 16th-century Hungary.
2.
an outlaw who engaged in brigandage and irregular warfare against the Turks in the Slavic regions of the Ottoman Empire.
3.
a male servant or attendant dressed in semimilitary Hungarian costume.
Also, Heyduck, Heyduke, Heyduc, Heiduc, Heiduk.


Origin:
< Hungarian hajdúk, plural of hajdú

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Heyduck

[hahy-dook]
noun
Also, Heyduke, Heyduc.
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Haiduk, Heyduck or Heiduc (ˈhaɪdʊk)
 
n
a rural brigand in the European part of the Ottoman Empire
 
[C17: from Hungarian hajdúk brigands]
 
Heyduck, Heyduck or Heiduc
 
n
 
[C17: from Hungarian hajdúk brigands]
 
Heiduc, Heyduck or Heiduc
 
n
 
[C17: from Hungarian hajdúk brigands]

Heyduck (ˈhaɪdʊk)
 
n
a variant spelling of Haiduk

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