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- n. a simple four-wheeled Russian cart without springs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rude four-wheeled, springless wagon, used among the Russians.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cart or sort of box, about six feet long, unprovided with springs, and set upon the wheels: a Russian vehicle.
From mid-16th century Russian телега (teléga), probably from Khazar. (Wiktionary)