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Definition of "turk" [turk]

  • A bark-beetle. Tomicus typographus, so called in old German works. (noun)
  • An abbreviation of Turkey; (noun)
  • Of Turkish. (noun)
  • A member of the race now dominant in Turkey; an Ottoman. See Ottoman. (noun)
  • In an extended sense, a member of a race regarded as related to the Mongols, and a branch of the Ural-Altaic family. In this sense the Turkish race includes the Petchenegs, Uzbegs, Turkomans, Ottoman Turks, etc. (noun)

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Use "turk" in a sentence
  • "View my friends blog for full details.hinduismglance. Ziauddin Barani a turk was the founder of caste system in 14th century India."
  • "We all respect the German (not Nazi) savoir faire in scientific research and documentation personally i wasn't aware of slavic in the proximity of Berlin about the map it could be reffering to Pomachs of the Rodopes both North (Bulgarian) 250000 and south (greece) circa 750000 which are of Turk oriogin not Roma and speak a turk-slavic dialect they are Greek citizens and most of them speak Greek very well."
  • ""Oh, cheese it, Geoff, here you've sat with your fork in th 'turk' an 'your knife in th' air, starin 'at that teapot a whole minute.""