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(drŏsh′kē) also dros·ky (drŏs′-)
n. pl. drosh·kies also drosh·kys also dros·kies or dros·kys
An open four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage formerly used in Russia and Poland.

[Russian drozhki, diminutive of drogi, wagon, pl. of droga, shaft of a wagon.]


(ˈdrɒʃkɪ) or


n, pl -kies
(Historical Terms) an open four-wheeled horse-drawn passenger carriage, formerly used in Russia
[C19: from Russian drozhki, diminutive of drogi a wagon, from droga shaft]


(ˈdrɒʃ ki)

also dros•ky


n., pl. -kies.
a light low four-wheeled open vehicle formerly used in Russia.
[1800–10; < Russian drózhki, orig. diminutive of drógi a long, bodyless wagon, pl. (used as singular) of drogá a wagon shaft]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.droshky - an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheelsdroshky - an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
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