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janissary (plural janissaries)
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- 1788, Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers, Federalist No. 67 -- The Executive Department:
- We have been taught to tremble at the terrific visages of murdering janizaries, and to blush at the unveiled mysteries of a future seraglio.
Derived terms 
former Turkish soldier