any of various, usually open, carriages; specif., a low, four-wheeled carriage with a narrow bench which the passengers straddle, used formerly in Russia
Origin of droshkyRussian drožki, diminutive of drogi, wagon from doroga, road, way from Indo-European base an unverified form dher?gh-, draw, pull
nounpl. drosh·kies, also drosh·kys also dros·kies or dros·kys
An open four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage formerly used in Russia and Poland.
Origin of droshkyRussian drozhki diminutive of drogi wagon pl. of droga shaft of a wagon
From Russian дрожки (dróžki), plural diminutive of дроги (drógi, “wagon, hearse”), plural of дрога (droga, “centre pole of a carriage”)