W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
JanissaryJAN-ə-ser-eePart of speech: nounOrigin: French, early 16th century
1(Historical) A member of the Turkish infantry forming the Sultan’s guard between the 14th and 19th centuries.2A devoted follower or supporter.
 
Examples of Janissary in a sentence “The janissary faithfully protected the Sultan from attacks posed by other nations.” “Ryan had been a faithful janissary of the punk band since he was a teenager.”