One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Slavic dance with a fast and typically quickening tempo, featuring a step in which a squatting dancer kicks out each leg alternately to the front.
- ‘As the rest tried to circle around him, he crossed his arms over his chest and began the Kazachoc Slavic dance, squatting and kicking each one squarely.’
- ‘More time with her well respected teacher will ultimately see her performing dances of a different kind such as the kazachoc.’
- ‘I guess in Slavic dance, that would be properly called kazachoc - the dance that involves leaping, squatting, kicking out your legs.’
Early 20th century: Russian, diminutive of kazak ‘Cossack’.
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