chiaus

noun
\ ˈchau̇s How to pronounce chiaus (audio) , ˈchau̇sh How to pronounce chiaus (audio) \

Definition of chiaus

: a Turkish messenger or sergeant

First Known Use of chiaus

1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiaus

Turkish çavuş

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