Origin of Zouave
Examples from the Web for zouave
My Zouave had, unknown to me, left on an expedition to the city.
The count opened the door and saw the Zouave and another strange looking person, lying like a ball of cord on the floor.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)|Alexandre Dumas pre
In uttering the last word he gave an extra pull at the rope, which caused it to break, and bang went my Zouave flat upon his back.
Well: perhaps he was a better man, even as he was, than as a Zouave.At Last|Charles Kingsley
However, one of them sported a Zouave's chechia, the other an artilleryman's képi.The Golden Triangle|Maurice Leblanc
Word Origin for Zouave
1848, from French, from Arabic Zwawa, from Berber Igawawaen, name of a Kabyle tribe in Algeria, from which the French light infantry troops of that name were originally recruited in 1831.