Definition of britzka in English:

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britzka

Pronunciation: /ˈbriCHkə/ Pronunciation: /ˈbrits-/
(also britzska)

noun

historical
An open carriage with calash top and space for reclining.
Example sentences
  • We organize bonfires, grilled suppers, trips by britzkas, and cruises along the Vistula.
  • And the young girl jumped into the britzska, which was admirably arranged for sleeping in, without scarcely touching the step.
  • In summer you go anywhere by a britzka, in winter by sledging cavalcade, in autumn you can take part in the ‘Rydz Party’.

Origin

Early 19th century: from Polish bryczka.

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Syllabification: britz·ka

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