Boluk-bashi (Turkish: bölükbaşı) was an Ottoman officer rank
equivalent to captain (see Military of the Ottoman Empire). The holder
was in command of a bölük, a sub-division of a regiment. It was
higher than oda-bashi (lieutenant).
Further information: Serbian hajduks
It was adopted by the
Bölükbaşı (surname) Buljubašić
^ Charles L. Wilkins (2010). Forging Urban Solidarities: Ottoman Aleppo 1640-1700. BRILL. p. 293. ISBN 90-04-16