kavass

noun
ka·​vass | \kəˈväs\
plural -es

Definition of kavass 

1 : an armed constable or courier in Turkey

2 : a consular guard in the countries of the eastern Mediterranean

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History and Etymology for kavass

Turkish kavas, from Arabic qawwās bowman

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