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  • That's the meaning of the word cossack from the old kazak.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • I thought it was interesting Bishop John Magee, who's a bishop from Ireland, told us the other day that the pope left him a cossack, which is the long flowing black robe that priests wear.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2005

  • Applying this in 'democratic politics', the young generation is the "cossack" for the candidate who can appeal to the young generation.

    The cossack analogy for Hong Kong

  • Reza commanded a cossack brigade that seized control of the capital in a moment of national disorder in 1921.

    A Monarch Dethroned

  • Say what you like about Paulson, but he's merely a cossack, and as you know, the cossacks work for the czar (and his name is Dick Cheney).

    No blank checks for crooks

  • Gabriel on Jul 17, 2008 what? no cossack? no octopus?

    Must Watch: Frank Miller's The Spirit Back in Action « FirstShowing.net

  • Here in the land of fjords and A-Ha, their entry was a Minsk-born Russian with cossack-style dancers in a naked pitch for slavic votes.

    Winning Eurovision, Blair-style

  • Hey, if your boss is a czar, do you call yourself a cossack? martin Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » A Galaxy of Czars

  • Also, it appears as though furry cossack hats may be the new flat-brim fitted caps, and patterned cashmere mufflers may be the new keffiyeh.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The evil church is experimenting on children, reducing them to spiritless robots called gobblers and it is up to the heroic gypsies, polar bears, witches and the star child to rescue them from the clutches of the church and their Russian speaking cossack guards.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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