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Meaning of DROSKY

Pronunciation:  'drâskee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia

DROSKY is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: droshky
 See Also: carriage, equipage, rig



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dros"ky\, n.; pl. {Droskies}. [Russ. drojki, dim. of
drogi a kind of carriage, prop. pl. of droga shaft or pole of
a carriage.]
A low, four-wheeled, open carriage, used in Russia,
consisting of a kind of long, narrow bench, on which the
passengers ride as on a saddle, with their feet reaching
nearly to the ground. Other kinds of vehicles are now so
called, esp. a kind of victoria drawn by one or two horses,
and used as a public carriage in German cities. [Written also
{droitzschka}, and {droschke}.]