Ataghan
Ataghan At"a*ghan, n. See {Yataghan}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ataghan — ⇒ATAGHAN, subst. masc. ARM. Poignard oriental dont l extrémité est recourbée : • Le pacha de Damas a rêvé de poignards, D ataghans ciselés et d assauts aux remparts. QUINET, Napoléon, 1836, p. 199. Rem. Attesté ds la plupart des dict. gén. du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ataghan — Yataghan Yat a*ghan, n. [Turk. y[=a]t[=a]gh[=a]n.] A long knife, or short saber, common among Mohammedan nations, usually having a double curve, sometimes nearly straight. [Written also {ataghan}, {attaghan}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ataghan — (a ta gan) s. m. Sorte de poignard en usage parmi les Orientaux. •   Le chef maure au large ataghan, V. HUGO Orient. 22. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Le même que YATAGAN …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ataghan — /at euh gan , geuhn/, n. yataghan. * * * …   Universalium

  • ataghan — at•a•ghan [[t]ˈæt əˌgæn, gən[/t]] n. yataghan …   From formal English to slang

  • ataghan — /ˈætəgæn/ (say atuhgan) noun → yataghan …   Australian English dictionary

  • ataghan —   n. see yataghan …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ataghan — variant of yataghan …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of English words of Turkic origin — This is a list of words that have entered into the English language from the Turkic languages. Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the Ottoman Empire. There are some Turkic words as well, most of them entered English via the… …   Wikipedia

  • yatagan — [ jatagɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1787; turc yatagan ♦ Sabre turc, à lame recourbée vers la pointe. ⇒ cimeterre. ● yatagan nom masculin (turc yatağan) Sabre incurvé en deux sens opposés, à la lame très tranchante. (Il était en usage chez les Turcs et les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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