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  • Tarras, with his tarantas (wagon) filled with gold, rode away to the city to engage in trade and increase his wealth; and thus both brothers went their way, Simeon to fight and Tarras to trade.

    Chapter VII

  • They rattled away in a tarantas driven by a man who promised the market woman not only to take the children with him to Tsarskoe Seloe but to find for them a night's lodging with a tailor whose address she had given to Katrinka.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • A moment later the tarantas turned into a side street.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • His horses sprang forward and the tarantas rattled away.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • By and by the lurching of the carriage made Katrinka's back and shoulders ache, and in spite of her interest in the strange scenes through which she was passing, she joined Peter, who had again slipped from the seat and was curled upon the floor of the tarantas.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • Then she saw that she was still in the tarantas and that little Peter was sleeping against her shoulder.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • With her arms around Peter, unconscious of the jolting and joggling of the tarantas, she slept soundly, her head resting on her bundle of clothing.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • Peter laughed and shouted as he clambered back into his seat, while the tarantas rattled down the road, passing the schoolhouse, which had been turned into a tea shop, dashing by the bazaar and the old fashioned country inn, and at last gaining the high road.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • He lifted Peter over the wheel and then held out his arms to help Katrinka, whose muscles were stiff from the long rider in the uncomfortable tarantas.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • After many stops, caused by blockades in the street, the tarantas came out upon a roughly cobbled but comparatively quiet thoroughfare, lined with two-story, brick and stucco houses, the lower parts of which seemed to be used for shops, the second story for dwelling purposes.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

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  • -noun (plural tarantases)

    a Russian cabbage.

    June 9, 2009