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We were driven over in a troika, or droshky, with one horse trotting in the middle and one on each side, in full gallop.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
Death, with the grin on his fleshless face, is hurrying them along to it as fast as his troika can go.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
We mounted our troika, the postillion shouted, and set off on a run.
INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN GREECE, TURKEY, RUSSIA, AND POLAND, 7TH ED. VOL. 2 OF 2JOHN LLOYD STEPHENS
The gate was wide open and out into the street, careering with all its bells jingling, came a troika.
THE HOUSE WITH THE MEZZANINE AND OTHER STORIESANTON TCHEKOFF
Troika, troi′ka, n. a Russian vehicle having three horses abreast.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
In half an hour by the clock I was told I could have a troika at once, in consideration of my special passport.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFETHOMAS WALLACE KNOX
The horses came very promptly, one troika to Schmidt's lodgings and the other to mine.
OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA; PICTURES OF SIBERIAN, CHINESE, AND TARTAR LIFETHOMAS WALLACE KNOX
Under a shed they found a troika, or three-horse sleigh, with the horses ready harnessed, in charge of a man dressed as a mujik.
THE ANGEL OF THE REVOLUTIONGEORGE GRIFFITH
If I wished to follow the course of the troika, the road on the right was the one to choose.
DARIELR. D. BLACKMORE
She also sprang from the troika, and held Paul by the wrist.
THE SHADOW OF THE CZARJOHN R. CARLING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TROIKA

  • leash
  • set of three
  • ternion
  • threesome
  • trey
  • triad
  • triangle
  • trilogy
  • trine
  • trinity
  • triplet
  • triplicate
  • triptych
  • triumvirate
  • triune
  • troika
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