ямщик

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ямьщикъ (jamĭščikŭ), from Turkic. Compare Tatar ямчы (yamçı), Turkish yamçı. Ending modified under the influence of -щик (-ščik).

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ямщи́к (jamščíkm anim

  1. driver, coachman, charioteer, cabman, postilion engaged in transporting people and cargo by horse and carriage
  2. Eurasian nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
  3. (criminal jargon) fence; brothel keeper

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