Haiduck Hai"duck (h[imac]"d[.u]k), n. [G. haiduck, heiduck, fr. Hung. hajdu.] Formerly, a mercenary foot soldier in Hungary, now, a halberdier of a Hungarian noble, or an attendant in German or Hungarian courts. [Written also {hayduck}, {haiduk}, {heiduc}, {heyduck}, and {heyduk}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Haiduk — /huy dook/, n. 1. one of a class of mercenary soldiers in 16th century Hungary. 2. an outlaw who engaged in brigandage and irregular warfare against the Turks in the Slavic regions of the Ottoman Empire. 3. a male servant or attendant dressed in… …   Universalium

  • Haiduk — Hai|dụck, Hai|dụk: ↑Heiduck …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • haiduk — hai·duk …   English syllables

  • Haiduk — /ˈhaɪdʊk/ (say huydook) noun 1. one of a class of mercenary soldiers in 16th century Hungary. 2. a patriotic brigand in the Slav portions of the Balkan Peninsula. Also, Heyduck, Heyduke, Heyduc, Heiduc, Heiduk. {Hungarian hajduk (plural of hajdu) …   Australian English dictionary

  • haiduk — ˈhīˌdu̇k noun ( s) Etymology: German heiduck, haiduck, from Hungarian hajdúk, plural of hajdú robber 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… …   Useful english dictionary

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