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  1. kavass(Noun)

    A Turkish armed policeman or courier

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  1. Kavass(noun)

    an armed constable; also, a government servant or courier

  2. Origin: [Turk. kvvs]

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  1. Kavass

    Kavass is a Turkish name for an armed police-officer, also for a courier such as it is usual to engage when travelling in Turkey. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. Encyclopædia Britannica. Cambridge University Press.

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