cossack cossack  /ˈkɔ sək/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. More cossacks came pouring in, for the profits were enormous.
  2. This pro-cossack school generally aligns itself with Izvestia's West Coast theory of American baseball.

News

  1. Video: Police boost pressure on Hernandez

    ESPN legal analyst Roger Cossack explains the delay in the serving of the reported warrant for Aaron Hernandez's arrest.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Aaron Hernandez Live Blog: Lawyer Michael Fee Arrives on Scene, According to The Boston Globe

    4:11 p.m.: Hernandez’s lawyer, Michael Fee, has arrived at the house, according to Wesley Lowery of The Boston Globe. 3:55 p.m.: Police are now searching Hernandez’s Audi SUV. ESPN legal analyst Roger Cossack discussed the case on SportsCenter this afternoon. He thinks the activity is search-warrant related, not arrest-warrant related. He also thinks it’s the police putting […]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

Quotes

  1. "Cossack! Do not sleep," Aleksandr Pushkin wrote in the 1820s. "In the gloomy dark, the Chechen roams beyond the river."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Alexander Pushkin Source: Georgiandaily

  2. "They should have (TV legal analysts) Roger Cossack, Greta van Susteren and Nancy Grace here to help me," Vitale said.
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: Dick Vitale Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

  3. "He's like our own Cossack," says Keret. "He's the guy who comes to town, burns it down and rapes the women."
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Etgar Keret Source: Newsweek

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