from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An open four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage formerly used in Russia and Poland.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A very low four-wheeled carriage of the cabriolet type.
- noun A kind of light four wheeled carriage used in Russia and Prussia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An open horse-drawn
carriage, especially in Russia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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And behold, during the sermon a lady drove up to the church in an old fashioned hired droshky, that is, one in which the lady could only sit sideways, holding on to the driver's sash, shaking at every jolt like a blade of grass in the breeze.
 A "droshky" is a low, four-wheeled, open carriage, plying for hire.
I will meet with the best; the wisest of them, the spokesman of their gromada, * (* Village assembly.) driving his droshky.
The prince drove in his own carriage, and I in a wretched little droshky, hired for an immense sum for this solemn occasion.
Bent double in a jolting droshky, I kept asking myself whether I should tell Varia all as it was, or go on deceiving her, and little by little turn her heart from Andrei ...
At his door was seen the mayor with his wide chestnut-coloured droshky and pair — an exceptionally bulky man, who seemed as though cut out of material that had been laid by for a long time.
His wife and daughter-in-law saw him off, and at such times when he had on a good, clean coat, and had in the droshky a huge black horse that had cost three hundred roubles, the old man did not like the peasants to come up to him with their complaints and petitions; he hated the peasants and disdained them, and if he saw some peasants waiting at the gate, he would shout angrily:
When it was daylight a racing droshky was brought up to the front door and the old man got jauntily on to it, pulling his big cap down to his ears; and, looking at him, no one would have said he was fifty-six.
She was dying and yet she kept on saying, ‘Buy yourself a racing droshky, Makaritch, that you may not have to walk.’
Kutcherov, the engineer who was building the bridge, a stout, broad-shouldered, bearded man in a soft crumpled cap drove through the village in his racing droshky or his open carriage.