The Alternative English Dictionary: Abrek

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Abrek etymology From Ossetic абрӕг 〈abræg〉 via Russian абре́к 〈abrék〉
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  1. (history, Russia, Caucasus) a Caucasian highlander, a guerrilla fighter during Russian expansion in the Caucasus in the 19th century
  2. (Russia, Caucasus) bandit, thug, a menacing looking man from the Caucasus, especially if armed
  3. (Russia, offensive) a Caucasian person from the Caucasus

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