hai·​duk | \ ˈhīˌdu̇k\
plural -s

Definition of haiduk

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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History and Etymology for haiduk

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

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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