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 (genitive ямщика́, nominative plural ямщики́, genitive plural ямщико́в)

  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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