Definition of Pandour

1. n. One of a class of Hungarian mountaineers serving in the Austrian army; -- so called from Pandur, a principal town in the region from which they originally came.



Definition of Pandour

1. Noun. One of a class of Hungarian mountaineers serving in the Austrian army. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pandour

1. a marauding soldier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pandour

pandiculations
pandied
pandies
pandigital
pandimensional
pandit
pandits
pandoor
pandoors
pandora
pandora's pneumonitis
pandoras
pandore
pandores
pandoro
pandour (current term)
pandours
pandowdies
pandowdy
pands
pandura
panduras
pandurate
pandurate leaf
panduriform
panduriform leaf
pandy
pandybat
pandybats
pandying

Literary usage of Pandour

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1. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"An august National Assembly shall make the Constitution ; and neither foreign pandour, domestic Triumvirate, with levelled Cannon, Guy-Faux powder-plots ..."

2. Steam Warfare in the Parana: A Narrative of Operations, by the Combined by Laughlan Bellingham Mackinnon, Félix de Azara (1848)
"... of Weather—Shelter in a Cove—A Survey—A Spy—Caution—Departure —An old Blanco—Wild Landscape—Funereal Cremation—Refugee Families—The pandour— ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1842)
"... must be taken by all witnesses who do not fall within the admitted exceptions. Are we, in swearing a German pandour, to adopt the notion and practice of ..."

4. History of Friedrich the Second, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"27th Feb., 1741. as if the Principal Relay-Party were now marching on Baumgar- ten, an intermediate Village — at least so the pandour Captain understands ..."

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