- a long horse-drawn carriage with a folding top over the rear seat and a rear-facing front seat
C19: from German, variant of Britschka, from Polish bryczka a little cart, from bryka cart
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Examples from the Web for britzka
A britzka came up at this moment as the three men were speaking.The History of Pendennis
William Makepeace Thackeray
"I wonder if I left them in the britzka," he said, turning towards the steps.More Tales by Polish Authors
Nine times out of ten shall you behold, standing at the door, a splendid equipage—a britzka or barouche.
Stay, whilst the big door opens, and then mark the owner of the house and britzka.
In connection with his drives—in britzka and in coach—he does not forget to mention that he is always honoured with a back-seat.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician