Now the hard clatter of hoofs and the rumbling of wheels echoed from the archway, and the kibitka rolled into the court-yard.
Nowhere could he discover a trace of human habitation, of tent or kibitka.
He has now the rank of colonel, and he was the first of this nomade people who exchanged his kibitka for an European dwelling.
The yourt, or tent of these nomades, resembles the kibitka of the Kalmks.
A kibitka serves for a whole family; men, women, and children sleep in it promiscuously without any separation.
The kibitka stopped, and the driver smilingly looked at the young girl.
At nine o'clock the next morning a kibitka drove up to the door of our hotel, demanding an American and a Pole for Warsaw.
Well, why should not you and your sister mount in the kibitka?
The kibitka moved on; the horse, which Nicholas never touched with the whip, ambled along.
In a moment more, Michael and Nadia were seated in the kibitka.