What does the word turk mean?

Usage examples for turk

  1. The mere sight of a Turk turned men's hearts to water, it would seem. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  2. An hour passed on- the Turk awoke; That bright dream was his last; He woke to hear his sentries shriek, To arms! – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  3. As we know from Tchikacheff's work, which was published over fifty years ago, cold winters often killed many of the Angoras in Asia Minor, and the Turk then imported from more favored districts common bucks or does to breed to the Angora. – Practical Angora Goat Raising by C. P. Bailey