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Osset

[ os-it ]
/ ˈɒs ɪt /
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noun
a member of an Aryan people of Ossetia whose religion combines features of Islam and Christianity.
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Also Os·sete [os-eet], /ˈɒs it/, Ossetian.

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How to use Osset in a sentence

  • And I knew that this Osset Chief had been a hereditary foe to my father.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore
  • By marriage she is an Osset, and among the Ossets she holds sway, like a petty Queen almost.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore
  • The Osset warriors stooped their white head-dresses under this heavy bar, and disappeared in the gloom inside.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore
  • That was the Osset name for this poor Prince; and now having broken bounds, he proved the irony of his claim to it.

    Dariel|R. D. Blackmore

British Dictionary definitions for Osset

Osset
/ (ˈɒsɪt) /

noun
a member of an Iranian people living in S Russia and N Georgia, chiefly in Ossetia in the Caucasus
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