Definition of Janisary

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of janissary) ¹



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Definition of Janisary

1. janizary [n -SARIES] - See also: janizary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Janisary

janglery
jangles
janglesome
janglier
jangliest
jangling
janglingly
janglings
jangly
janhaugite
janiceps
janiceps asymmetrus
janiceps parasiticus
janiform
janisaries
janisary (current term)
janissaries
janissary
janitor
janitorial
janitoring
janitors
janitorship
janitorships
janitory
janitress
janitresses
janitrices
janitrix
janitrixes

Literary usage of Janisary

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1. The Zincali: An Account of the Gypsies of Spain by George Henry Borrow (1901)
"'Take your eyes off the child, Frank,' said the janisary, who had a long white ... replied the janisary; 'but were they the eyes of Omar, they should not ..."

2. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"... and by 2 or 3 we got up to Sestos and Abydos, where came off a janisary and a dragoman with a packet from my Lord Bendish 6 to my Lord Winchilsea; ..."

3. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"My janisary, in the height of his zeal for my service, immediately locked him up prisoner in his room, telling him he deserved death for his impudence, ..."

4. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... janisary refused them, and therewith drew out his sword; and they, to be revenged, came running to take me, and, having laid hands upon roe, ..."

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