Middle English from Old French Turcfrom Turkish Türkfrom Old Turkic türkstrong
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Turk Sentence Examples
As regards their common opposition to the Turk, this appeal led to nothing; but it marked the growth of a new Italian consciousness.
Turk in Breslauer Philologische Abhandlungen, vii.
He published Lives of Foreign Statesmen (1830), The Greek and the Turk (1853), and Reigns of Louis X VIII.
Ranking as one of the five Italian powers, she was also destined to defend Western Christendom against the encroachments of the Turk in Europe.
In 1664 he was chosen one of the directors of the imperial army raised to fight the Turk; and after the peace which followed the Christian victory at St Gotthard in August 1664, he aided the English king Charles II.