Definition of Droskies

1. Noun. (plural of drosky) ¹



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Definition of Droskies

1. drosky [n] - See also: drosky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Droskies

droptop
droptops
dropwise
dropworm
dropworms
dropwort
dropworts
dropzone
dropzones
droschke
droschkes
drosera
droseras
droshkies
droshky
droskies (current term)
drosky
drosometer
drosometers
drosomycin
drosophila
drosophila heat-shock protein
drosophila melanogaster
drosophilas
drosophilidae
drosophilla melanogaster
drosopholid
drosopholids
drospirenone
dross

Literary usage of Droskies

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1. The Boy Travellers in the Russian Empire: Adventures of Two Youths in a by Thomas Wallace Knox (1887)
"... somehow he manages to get an astonishing speed out of the shaggy animal that forms his team. Frank afterwards wrote as follows concerning droskies and ..."

2. A Summer Tour in Russia by Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallenga (1882)
"... Look-out—Its Buildings—Churches and Palaces—Russian Architecture—Russian Pavements—The droskies—General Aspect of Moscow—Its Suburbs and Environs. ..."

3. Excursions in the North of Europe: Through Parts of Russia, Finland, Sweden by John Barrow (1835)
"... Ships of War — Society — droskies— Military—The Knout—Departure for Moscow—Travelling— The Road—Appearance of the Country—Approach to Moscow. ..."

4. An Illustrated Description of the Russian Empire by Robert Sears (1855)
"An enormous square, many acres in extent, contained an indiscriminate mass of booths, camels, carts, droskies, oxen, and picturesque ..."

5. In Joyful Russia by John Alexander Logan (1897)
"There are two kinds of droskies: one that moves as slowly as it is possible to do without absolutely standing still; and one that moves with a celerity not ..."

6. Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S by John Russell Young (1879)
"All day long through the streets, mixed up with the more shabby equipages, are the droskies of the officers, which go at such a speed that the plumes on the ..."

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