Ot"to*man (?), a. [F. ottoman: cf. It. ottomano, ottomanno; -- from Othoman, Othman, or Osman, the name of a sultan who assumed the government of Turkey about the year 1300. Cf. Osmanli, Ottoman a stuffed seat.]

Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman power or empire.


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Ot"to*man, n.; pl. Ottomans ().


A Turk.

2. [F. ottomane, from ottoman Turkish.]

A stuffed seat without a back, originally used in Turkey.


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