adjective see klepht

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  • klepht — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: New Greek klephtēs, literally, robber, from Greek kleptēs, from kleptein Date: 1820 a Greek belonging to any of several independent guerrilla communities formed after the Turkish conquest of Greece •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Klepht — Klephts (Greek κλέφτης, pl. κλέφτες kleftis , kleftes , which originally meant just thieves ), were bandits and warlike mountain folk who lived in the Greek countryside when Greece was a part of the Ottoman Empire. Due to the development of… …   Wikipedia

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