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An open carriage with a folding hood and space for people to recline.
- ‘In summer you go anywhere by a britzka, in winter by sledging cavalcade, in autumn you can take part in the ‘Rydz Party’.’
- ‘A long list of tourist attractions also includes sightseeing tours of the town on horse - back or in comfortable britzkas and cruises down the Narew in long boats.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘After the wedding ceremony the guests made a sightseeing tour around the charming spa Ciechocinek: the bride and the groom in the coach and the wedding guests in the horse wagon and the britzkas.’
Early 19th century: from Polish bryczka.
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