heiduc
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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  • Heiduc — /huy dook/, n. Haiduk. Also, Heiduk. * * * heiduc var. heyduck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heiduc — /huy dook/, n. Haiduk. Also, Heiduk. * * * …   Universalium

  • Heiduc — /ˈhaɪdʊk/ (say huydook) noun → Haiduk. Also, Heiduk …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haiduk — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hayduck — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heyduck — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heyduk — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • heiduque — [ ɛdyk ] n. m. • haiduc mil. XVIe; hongr. hajduk « boyard » ♦ Anciennt 1 ♦ Fantassin hongrois. 2 ♦ Domestique vêtu à la hongroise en Europe. 3 ♦ Patriote chrétien des Balkans. On dit aussi haïdouc , haïdouk [ ajduk ]. ⇒HEIDUQUE, subst. masc. A.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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