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  • n. Plural form of kibitka.

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Examples

  • Ekaterininski-Zavod: every minute the fugitive fancied he heard the bells of the pursuing _kibitkas_; he had a horrible suspicion, too, that his driver was delaying purposely to betray him, as had befallen

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 87, March, 1875

  • In Samara we lived on the farm in a tumble-down wooden house, and beside us, in the steppe, were erected two felt kibitkas, or Tatar frame tents, in which

    Reminiscences of Tolstoy

  • Morning and evening they used to tie the mares up outside the kibitkas, where they were milked by veiled women, who then hid themselves from the sight of the men behind a brilliant chintz curtain, and made the kumiss.

    Reminiscences of Tolstoy

  • In Samara we lived on the farm in a tumble-down wooden house, and beside us, in the steppe, were erected two felt kibitkas, or Tatar frame tents, in which our Bashkir, Muhammed Shah Romanytch, lived with his wives.

    Reminiscences of Tolstoy

  • The whole day was passed in driving about to the various workshops and examining sleighs, some of which appeared to have been constructed about the same period as the Ark. It was not easy to make a selection from the score of ramshackle _kibitkas_ which were hauled out for my inspection, especially as I had a very faint notion of the kind of sleigh required for the work in hand.

    From Paris to New York by Land

  • Orange-red beeches rise beyond them on the slope; two hoop-tents, or kibitkas, just large enough to creep into, are near the fires, where the women are cooking the gipsy's _bouillon_, that savoury stew of all things good: vegetables, meat, and scraps, and savouries, collected as it were in the stock-pot from twenty miles round.

    Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies

  • Here we pro - cared a temporary axle, and then again proceeded in kibitkas as far a with a vast extent of morass.

    The Royal Military Chronicle

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