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Kossack

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EtymologyEdit

Blend of Kos and cossack. From Daily Kos, which is derived in turn from Kos, nickname of the blog's founder Markos Moulitsas.

NounEdit

Kossack (plural Kossacks)

  1. (US, politics, Internet slang) A member of the progressive US blogging community Daily Kos.
    • 2005 March 2, Dean Barnett, “Kos Party”:
      Opined one Kossack: "His blood is also on Bush's hands."
    • 2006 June 25, David Brooks, “Respect Must Be Paid”:
      The Kingpin had instructed his Kossack cultists to support Brown's Democratic primary rival, Paul Hackett.

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