American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A four-wheeled open carriage with the seat or seats attached to a flexible board running between the front and rear axles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A four-wheeled carriage in which a long elastic board or frame is used in place of body, springs, and gear. It has one or more seats. The board is fastened directly to the rear axle at one end and to the bolster of the fore axle at the other end, or is used in connection with a side-bar gear. Also called
- n. 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A four-wheeled vehicle, having a long elastic board or frame resting on the bolsters or axletrees, and a seat or seats placed transversely upon it; -- called also
- n. an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
- buck + board (Wiktionary)
- Obsolete buck, body of a wagon (from Middle English bouk, belly, from Old English būc) + board. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“After the Patagonia fever passed he deeded over to his family ten acres of Tarwater Flat and retained for himself only a span of old horses, a mountain buckboard and one room in the crowded house.”
“All he had retained for himself was a span of old horses, a mountain buckboard, and his one room in the crowded house.”
“They -- these charming, kind people -- lent us their own 'buckboard' -- a glorified one; and their two horses, Cash and”
“When we were going to leave Las Cruces we bought a two-seated wagon called a buckboard, and a pair of horses.”
“I asked Jim before he went one day if he could not try her in the old buckboard, which is very light.”
“His buckboard was a rattletrap, old, insulting challenge to every little stone in the road; but there was nothing the matter with the horses or their harness.”
“Ben now drove about town in a vehicle called a buckboard and spent the entire day hurrying from job to job.”
“The packing of the buckboard was a business calling for some skill.”
“The buckboard was a strong one, but the road had been washed out so much by the storm that it was very uneven, and the jouncing threatened each moment to land one lad or another out on his head.”
“The peculiar vehicle which is here known as a "buckboard" we find a comfortable conveyance, with a motion which seems a combination of see-saw and baby-jumper.”
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Bilby says I should have one. Even though most of these are on my other lists (the ones that weren't, I didn't really want to list).
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