Buckboard meaning

bŭkbôrd
A four-wheeled open carriage with the seat or seats attached to a flexible board running between the front and rear axles.
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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.
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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.
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Origin of buckboard

  • Obsolete buck body of a wagon (from Middle English bouk belly) (from Old English būc) board

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • buck +‎ board

    From Wiktionary