Etymology
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buckboard (n.)

1839, "plank mounted on four wheels," from board (n.1) + buck "body of a cart or wagon" (1690s), perhaps representing a dialectal survival of Old English buc "belly, body, trunk" (see bucket). As a type of vehicle constructed this way, from 1860.

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Definitions of buckboard

buckboard (n.)
an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles;
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