haiduk

noun hai·duk \ ˈhīˌdu̇k \

Definition of haiduk

plural -s
1 :a Balkan outlaw opposed to Turkish rule
2 :a Hungarian mercenary foot soldier of a class eventually elevated to noble rank
3 :a male attendant or servant in various European countries dressed in livery resembling the costume of Hungarian haiduks

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Origin and Etymology of haiduk

German heiduck, haiduck, from Hungarian hajdúk, plural of hajdú robber


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