tarantass


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tarantass

(ˌtɑːrənˈtæs)
n
a large horse-drawn four-wheeled Russian carriage without springs
[C19: from Russian tarantas, from Kazan Tatar taryntas]
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The guest who arrives (on a tarantass no less) at the Crimean farm is the czar's envoy to Kabul, an enigmatic gentleman called Vitkevich.