- a lively, Slavic folk dance for a solo male dancer, marked especially by the prisiadka.
Origin of kazachok
1925–30; < Russian kazachók or Ukrainian kozachók, equivalent to kazák, kozák Cossack + -ok diminutive suffix
Also called kazatsky, kazatske.
Origin of kazatsky
From the Russian word kazátskiĭ literally, Cossack (adj.)
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- a Russian folk dance in which the performer executes high kicks from a squatting position