Cossack

• (n.) One of a warlike, pastoral people, skillful as horsemen, inhabiting different parts of the Russian empire and furnishing valuable contingents of irregular cavalry to its armies, those of Little Russia and those of the Don forming the principal divisions.
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Cossack

(from Turkic kazak, `adventurer,` or `free man`), member of a people dwelling in the northern hinterlands of the Black and Caspian seas. They had a ... [14 related articles]
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Cossack

noun a member of a Slavic people living in southern European Russia and Ukraine and adjacent parts of Asia and noted for their horsemanship and military skill; they formed an elite cavalry corps in czarist Russia
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Cossack

[horse] Cossack (1844– after 1862) also known as `The Cossack`, was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a career that lasted from July 1846 to June 1849 he ran twenty-two times and won three races. In 1847 he proved himself one of the best British colts of his generation, winning Derby and being narrowly beaten in the St Leger. ...
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Cossack

Cos'sack noun [ Russian kozak' , kazak' : confer Turk. kazāk .] One of a warlike, pastoral people, skillful as horsemen, inhabiting different parts of the Russian empire and furnishing valuable contingents of irregular cavalry to its armies, those of Little Russia and those of...
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Cossack

Cossack is slang for a policeman.
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Cossack

Fierce Russian irregular cavalry.
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Cossack

HMS Cossack was a British Tribal Class destroyer of 1870 tons displacement launched in 1937 and sunk in 1941 during the Second World War. HMS Cossack was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36.5 knots and carried a crew of 219. She was armed with eight 4.7 inch dual-purpose guns; seven smaller guns and four 21-in...
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Cossack

Originally the name Cossack was applied to any armed adventurer, later the name was applied to tribes who inhabited the southern and eastern parts of Russia, paying no taxes, but performing instead the duty of soldiers.
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Cossack

People of southern and southwestern Russia, Ukraine, and Poland, predominantly of Russian or Ukrainian origin, who took in escaped serfs and lived in independent communal settlements (military...
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Cossack

People of southern and southwestern Russia, Ukraine, and Poland, predominantly of Russian or Ukrainian origin, who took in escaped serfs and lived in independent communal settlements (military brotherhoods) from the 15th to the 19th century. Later they held land in return for military service in the ...
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