uhlans

[ oo-lahn, yoo-luh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF uhlans
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The triumphal entry of the Austrian uhlans and artillery into Przemysl.

Another was holding up two helmets which must have been worn by Uhlans.

He had insisted that morning that the uhlans that they sighted were some of Bazaine's troops.

As they approached the two Uhlans Ned slackened the speed of the motors.

In another instant the two were surrounded by officers and Uhlans.

Of the Uhlans forty-seven were killed, and nineteen wounded remained on the ground.

One is an officer of a Scottish regiment and the other a private in the Uhlans.

He was perfectly cool now; he neither feared the Uhlans nor the franc-tireurs.

There is absolutely nothing in the Paris papers about the 11th Uhlans, and I am astonished.

No, the thing to avoid was personal contact with any of the 11th Uhlans.

WORD ORIGIN

"cavalryman," 1753, from German Uhlan, from Polish ułan "a lancer," from Turkish oghlan "a youth." For sense evolution, cf. infantry.

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