one of a class of mercenary soldiers in 16th-century Hungary.
an outlaw who engaged in brigandage and irregular warfare against the Turks in the Slavic regions of the Ottoman Empire.
a male servant or attendant dressed in semimilitary Hungarian costume.
- Also Hei·duc, Hei·duk .
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How to use Haiduk in a sentence
The young Lord, the Haiduk, the master of the hounds, and the fool were entertaining themselves playing ball.Peter the Priest | Mr Jkai
Nothing; for the Haiduk, whose duty it was to sleep on the threshold, had been taken away to join the watch on Viola.The Village Notary | Jzsef Etvs
He will have Skinner before him, a Haiduk in the rear, and me at the table; we'll show you sport, my boy!The Village Notary | Jzsef Etvs
British Dictionary definitions for Haiduk
a rural brigand in the European part of the Ottoman Empire
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