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Osset

[os-it] /ˈɒs ɪt/
noun
1.
a member of an Aryan people of Ossetia whose religion combines features of Islam and Christianity.
Also, Ossete
[os-eet] /ˈɒs it/ (Show IPA),
Ossetian.
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  • The Osset warriors stooped their white head-dresses under this heavy bar, and disappeared in the gloom inside.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • And I knew that this Osset Chief had been a hereditary foe to my father.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • That was the Osset name for this poor Prince; and now having broken bounds, he proved the irony of his claim to it.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • By marriage she is an Osset, and among the Ossets she holds sway, like a petty Queen almost.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for Osset

Osset

/ˈɒsɪt/
noun
1.
a member of an Iranian people living in S Russia and N Georgia, chiefly in Ossetia in the Caucasus
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