a four-wheeled, open carriage with the seat or seats carried on a flooring of long, flexible boards whose ends rest directly on the axles
Origin of buckboardbuck, + board
A four-wheeled open carriage with the seat or seats attached to a flexible board running between the front and rear axles.
Origin of buckboardObsolete buck, body of a wagon (from Middle English bouk, belly, from Old English b&umacron;c) + board.
- A simple, distinctively American four-wheeled horse-pulled wagon designed for personal transport as well as for transporting animal fodder and domestic goods, often with a spring-mounted seat for the driver.