Webster 1913 Edition
hulan, from Turk.
oglāna youth, lad; of Tartar origin.]
ulan, and formerly
One of a certain description of militia among the Tartars.
One of a kind of light cavalry of Tartaric origin, first introduced into European armies in Poland. They are armed with lances, pistols, and sabers, and are employed chiefly as skirmishers.