caiquejee

noun
ca·​ique·​jee | \ käˈēk(ˌ)jē, kīˈē-, ˈkīk(- \
plural -s

Definition of caiquejee

: a rower of a caïque

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History and Etymology for caiquejee

alteration (influenced by caique) of earlier caikjee, from Turkish kayıkçı boatman, from kayık boat + çı (occupational suffix)

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“Caiquejee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caiquejee. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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