Definition of britzka in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪtskə/
(also britzska)


An open carriage with a folding hood and space for people to recline.
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’.


Early 19th century: from Polish bryczka.

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