buckboard

noun buck·board \ -ˌbȯrd \

Definition of buckboard

: a four-wheeled vehicle with a floor made of long springy boards

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Origin and Etymology of buckboard

obsolete English buck body of a wagon + English board


BUCKBOARD Defined for Kids

buckboard

noun buck·board \ ˈbək-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of buckboard for Students

: a lightweight carriage with four wheels that has a seat supported by a springy platform

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