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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.
The name comes from the Russian word doroga, meaning path or road. Baroosh was, briefly in the 1850s, a colloquial Muscovite term for the Droshky.
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.
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