noun, plural jan·is·sar·ies.
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Before any purchases were made, however, the janissary moved on, and Foster had to follow.
About two hours later the door was again opened, and a man in the uniform of a janissary entered.
Coming down the hill into the plain, we were there met by a janissary from the convent, sent to conduct us into the city.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
He was attended by a janissary attached to the English Embassy and by a cicerone: he appeared to be about twenty-two.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
Formerly, when a janissary was condemned to die, he was confined in this castle.