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Beşlü

بشلو - beşlü - An janissary with daily payment of 5 akçe. Beşlü acted as a guide, searching for the most suitable path.1)

The leader of such regiment is called beşlü ağası (بشلو اغاسی), while the commander of the whole beşlü corps is baş beşlü ağası (باش بشلو اغاسی)

:!:not to be mistaken for beşlüyan (بشلویان):!:

Reference

НБКМ Ор. 316A/198/1

1) M.Z. Pakalın; Osmanlı Deyimleri ve Terimleri Sözlüğü; İstanbul 1946
 
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