janissary

Definitions:

  • A member of a group of elite, highly loyal supporters.
  • A soldier in an elite Turkish guard organized in the 1300s and abolished in 1826.
  • Obsolete forms of <internalXref urlencoded="janizary">janizary</internalXref>.
  • See <xref urlencoded="janizary">janizary</xref>.
  • An <xref>elite</xref>, highly <xref>loyal</xref> <xref>supporter</xref>.
  • A <xref>soldier</xref> in a <xref>former</xref> <xref>elite</xref> <xref>Turkish</xref> <xref>guard</xref>.
  • a loyal supporter
  • a Turkish soldier
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