Definition of Buckboard

1. Noun. An open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles.

Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig

Definition of Buckboard

1. 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 buck wagon.

Definition of Buckboard

1. Noun. 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. ¹

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Definition of Buckboard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckboard

buck off
buck private
buck rabbit
buck rarebit
buck the trend
buck tooth
buck up
buck wild
buckbean family
buckboard (current term)
bucked for
bucked off
bucked shins
bucked up(p)

Literary usage of Buckboard

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1. The Horseless Age (1904)
"One was a 4 horse power, air cooled machine of the buckboard pattern. This little machine- will go like the wind and is a good hill climber if the hill is ..."

2. California Unreported Cases: Being Those Decisions Determined in the Supreme by California Supreme Court, Peter V. Ross, California District Courts of Appeal (1913)
"The buckboard was then driven hurriedly on by Sanders to a gate, which was closed. Here Sanders dismounted, opened the gate, came back, took the reins, ..."

3. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"Team and buckboard, two days, vou. 1 : 8. 00 Bus and baggage to hotel, Manuelito .50 Hotel, 2i days, at $3.50, vou 2 a. 8.75 Fare to Wingate Station 1.70 6. ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1910)
"By more than a length the panting horses of the buckboard won the race. ... As the horses stopped short, the driver of the buckboard awkwardly jerked off ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Samuel Blatchford (1883)
"The ends of the spring are provided with a hook, which is received in a swinging link, which is secured to the buckboard by a hook or staple. ..."

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