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  • n. Plural form of droshky.

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Examples

  • Although droshkies provided cheap transportation in the city, they were not the safest of vehicles.

    The Pawprints of History

  • We thanked both our good friend and St. Macarius (who presides over the Fair) for this fortune, took possession, and then hired fresh droshkies to descend the hill.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • Two hours upon the breezy parapet, beside the old Tartar walls, were all too little; but the droshkies waited in the river-street a quarter of a mile below us, our return to Moscow was ordered for the afternoon, there were amethysts and Persian silks yet to be bought, and so we sighed farewell to an enjoyment rare in Russia, and descended the steep footpath.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • The _droshkies_ disappear one by one with the black mud of autumn; and by the time the gilt cupolas of the churches, and the red and green roofs of the houses, have been made whiter than their own walls, the city swarms with sledges.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • Cigány music, and cafés and paprika and two-horse droshkies.

    Half Portions

  • Contrariwise, were these fictitious characters embarked in palankeens or droshkies or jinrikishas, more or less intellectual exercise would be necessitated on the reader's part to form a notion of the conveyance.

    The Certain Hour

  • The passages are quite narrow, but yet wide enough to allow _droshkies_ [3] and carts to pass through.

    From Pole to Pole A Book for Young People

  • A very curious example of his conservatism I noted in his remarks regarding the droshkies of St. Petersburg.

    [Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White

  • And what makes me recall it now is, that it was Russian, and about a fair on the Neva, and booths and droshkies and fish-pies and so forth, with the Palaces in the back ground.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

  • The cabs are something inconceivable, wretched, dirty, drenched, without springs, the horse's four legs straddling, huge hoofs, gaunt spines ... the droshkies here are a clumsy parody of our britchkas.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov

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