Definition of Bostangi

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bostanji) ¹



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Definition of Bostangi

1. a Turkish palace guard [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bostangi

bossily
bossiness
bossinesses
bossing
bossing about
bossing around
bossism
bossisms
bossless
bossnapping
bossnappings
bossy
bossyboots
bostals
bostangi (current term)
bostangis
bostanji
bostanjis
bostin
bostons
bostryx
bostryxes
bostwickite
bosun
bosun's chair
bosuns
boswellian
boswellic acid
bot

Literary usage of Bostangi

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1. Traité sur les princes de la Valachie et de la Moldavie, sortis de by Markos Philippos Zallōnēs (1830)
"On les conduit attachés dans la Capitale, où on les applique à la torture (i), (i) A l'imitation du four du bostangi-Bachi de Constantinople. ..."

2. Journal of a Voyage Up the Mediterranean: Principally Among the Islands of by Charles Swan, Marc-Phillipe Zallony (1826)
"They term at Constantinople, the oven of the bostangi-Bachi, a dungeon situated in a place built within the enclosure of the seraglio. ..."

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