What does bashi-bazouk mean?

bashi-bazouk in AZ Dictionary

(n) An irregular soldier of this Ottoman military.
(n) A soldier belonging to the irregular troops of the Turkish military.
(n) A volunteer and unusual auxiliary, providing regarding the the Turkish military for upkeep, but without pay or uniform.

bashi-bazouk in Community Dictionary

A general term of insult, a certain favourite of Captain Haddock, the true hero associated with the TinTin tales. by CalvinReport definition

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