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Origin of bashi-bazouk
Words nearby bashi-bazouk
Example sentences from the Web for bashi-bazouk
The Hajji had refused to watch the horses when his turn came, and the caravan bashi had therefore thrashed him.
The caravan bashi was to receive 50 rupees a month and be selected with very great care.
Even a bashi-bazouk must have quailed before that amazing declaration and that patient resignation to fate.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
The army was a curious collection of regular troops and volunteer soldiers, the latter what would be called 'Bashi-Bazouks.'Sketches From My Life|Hobart Pasha
His little army of Bashi-Bazouks had annihilated more than one Siberian battalion.Looking Seaward Again|Walter Runciman