/ (kɪˈbɪtkə) /
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(in Russia) a covered sledge or wagon
a felt tent used among the Tatars of central Asia
a Tatar family
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Word Origin for kibitka
C18: Russian, from Tatar kibits
Words nearby kibitka
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How to use kibitka in a sentence
In a kibitka covered with bast, drawn by three lean and sleepy nags, Raisky drove slowly to his estate.
Without waiting for the kibitka to turn in through the gate, he ran forward, and stood before the young girl.
They were, as Byron says of the “kibitka,” “a cursed kind of carriage without springs.”The Great North Road: London to York|Charles G. Harper
The yourt, or tent, of the Kirghiz bears a close resemblance to the kibitka of the Kalmucks.
Away through a long corridor, and across an inner courtyard, to the reception-hall—a large dome-shaped tent or kibitka.