An open, four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage with seating that is attached to a plank stretching between the front and rear axles.
More example sentences
- Ben had swung into his saddle and pulled the buckskin around to follow his sons and the buckboard out of the yard when he heard it: a half strangled yelp followed swiftly by what was obviously drawers opening and then slamming shut.
- And Herman Goslin made his scant living by meeting the steamboats and transporting the disembarking passengers, if any, up to the hotel in a gimpy buckboard.
- She and Mother drove back in the buckboard and somehow got the old stove loaded.
mid 19th century: from buck 'body of a cart' (perhaps a variant of obsolete bouk 'belly, body') + board.
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