Famous Ukrainian rebel warrior of 15-18th centuries. Correctly written from Ukrainian - Kozak

Also Ukrainian kozaks greatly influenced the formation of Russian cossacks (KAZAK in Russian).
Those had their share of fame much later on in 19-20th centuries.

Around half of Russian cossacks are Ukrainian by blood.
You'd be surprised to know that the famous Russian Cossack dancing is not russian at all. The cossack dance such as GOPAK is actually from Ukraine.
by Anatoliy September 13, 2005
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A medieval term used to refer to ones penis and scrotum that originated in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Popularized by the Russian cavalierly during the 14th century, the name stuck as riders complained of discomfort on horse back.

The name is derived from the Turkic word quzzaq, meaning "freeman".
This ride is really hurting my cossack.
by VermifugeRT June 1, 2005
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A Russian calvaryman from the South of Russia, usually from along the border with Mongolia.

It is also a degrogatory term used for White people.
"Those Cossacks came from every direction! We cannot hold off the attack!" -German Officer.

"Welcome Cossack!" -Random minority to any White.
by Jeffwacker August 20, 2005
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A highly advanced version of the basic tea bag manoeuvre where the executer performs a traditional Slavic dance whilst dipping his ball bag in and out of the recipient’s mouth.
I was tea bagging her and I thought - hey i'm gonna involve the Cossack.
by Beastman and Skeletor March 20, 2008
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An unstoppable killing machine from the age of Rape & Pillage, nothing could stop them, not even Pikemen with Italian Priests!
Yeah I was 6v6ing in Europa and TKoV was soaring until we got cossack rushed, hao counter cossacks?
by Dr. DEM January 8, 2010
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A Slavic warrior caste known throughout Russia, Ukraine and Northern Mongolia. The name Cossack probably originates from Turkic, "Kazakh" meaning either "horseman" or "free man" (i.e. not a serf or noble) depending on context. Both definitions hold true, as Cossack warriors were exclusively cavalry, and actively recruited freed or runaway serfs into their ranks. Going by the Turkic/Mongolian origin of their name, the Cossacks may have originated in Central Asia, and migrated into the Slavic lands as nomads, perhaps on the heels of the Mongol invasions.

Historically, the Cossacks were predominantly Russian Orthodox Christian, but there were a few, especially around Crimea, who were Muslim, and some were even Buddhists from Mongolia.

Most early accounts of the Cossacks come from those who fought them, and recount their brutality and the use of bull whips as a battlefield weapon. Later accounts come from Russian officers who fought alongside the Cossacks during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. The Cossacks fought alongside the Russian army as late as WWI. In the Revolution, the Cossacks aligned with the Czar, and committed numerous acts of brutality against anyone suspected of Communist sympathies. They also carried out pogroms against Jewish villagers, under the assumption that all Jews were Communists. After the Revolution, the Cossacks were persecuted by the Bolsheviks and finally crushed by Stalin.
The Cossacks raided the village.

The Cossack cavalry chased the Austrians down the embankment with their whips.

The Cossack cavalry chased the French into the marshes with their sabers.

A Cossack can kill three ninjas and seven pirates with one lash of his whip.
by the birds and trees October 27, 2007
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Slavic people living in southern European Russia and Ukraine and adjacent parts of Asia and noted for their horsemanship and militarykill; they formed an elite cavalry corps in czarist Russia
I was bored while doing AP History packets.
by IRISHrepublicanARMY December 29, 2004
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