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- A low, four-wheeled open carriage used especially in Russia. It consists of a long bench on which the passengers ride sideways or astride, as on a saddle, with their feet on bars near the ground.
- Various two-wheeled or four-wheeled public carriages used in Russia and other countries. Dray cart.
From droga, the pole that connects the front and rear axles. Likely related to OE dragan, "to drag."
Early 19th Century depiction by Aleksander Orłowski.
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- ARTFL Project: Webster Dictionary, 1913. Archived January 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, University of Chicago.
- "Definition of droshky - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary". M-w.com. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2014-04-16.