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  1. kavassnoun

    A Turkish armed policeman or courier


  1. Kavass

    A kavass or cavass is an Ottoman Turkish term for an armed guard fulfilling various roles, often in the service of local notables and European foreigners of high status or means.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kavassnoun

    an armed constable; also, a government servant or courier

  2. Etymology: [Turk. kvvs]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kavass

    ka-vas′, n. an armed man attendant on a person of distinction in Turkey.—Also Cavass′. [Turk. qawas.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. kavass

    In Turkey, an armed constable; also a government servant or courier.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kavass in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kavass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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