Origin of uhlan
Examples from the Web for uhlan
Historical Examples of uhlan
The uhlan came on at a very quick pace, carrying some dispatches.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant
"And I think he was a Uhlan," went on Jimmie, pointing to other tracks.Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal
G. Harvey Ralphson
He bowed gravely to the Uhlan lieutenant, who saluted stiffly.
It was the exclamation of the Uhlan who had stopped them in the afternoon.
"I have no confidence in Uhlan officers," said her spouse, darkly.Lorraine
Robert W. Chambers
Word Origin for uhlan
"cavalryman," 1753, from German Uhlan, from Polish ułan "a lancer," from Turkish oghlan "a youth." For sense evolution, cf. infantry.