Origin of buckboardbuck, intransitive verb + board
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
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 būc ) 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.