Spahee
Spahi Spa"hi, Spahee Spa"hee, n. [Per., Turk., & Hind. sip[=a]h[=i]: cf. F. spahi. See {Seroy}.] 1. Formerly, one of the Turkish cavalry. [1913 Webster]

2. An Algerian cavalryman in the French army. [1913 Webster]


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