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buckboard

[ buhk-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈbʌkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun
a light, four-wheeled carriage in which a long elastic board or lattice frame is used in place of body and springs.
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Origin of buckboard

1830–40, Americanism; obsolete buck “body, holder” (see bucket) + board

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British Dictionary definitions for buckboard

buckboard
/ (ˈbʌkˌbɔːd) /

noun
US and Canadian an open four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with the seat attached to a flexible board between the front and rear axles
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