noun, plural jan·is·sar·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for janissary
Formerly, when a janissary was condemned to die, he was confined in this castle.
This distinction proved a great bore, and I should like to have had a janissary beside me to keep back the curious.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
By this time the Janissary was beside himself with rage at so much opposition.
All around sat the Spahi and Janissary officers with their swords in their hands.
On the way thither he looked in at the house of his neighbour, the well-mannered Janissary, who mended slippers.