buckboard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n buckboard an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Buckboard 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n buckboard A four-wheeled carriage in which a long elastic board or frame is used in place of body, springs, and gear. It has one or more seats. The board is fastened directly to the rear axle at one end and to the bolster of the fore axle at the other end, or is used in connection with a side-bar gear. Also called buck-wagon.
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Usage

In literature:

When breakfast was over Elhannon's boy, the dude, drove up in front of the house in a buckboard, and Saylor climbed in beside him.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
Greased the buckboard and overhauled the harness.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
I'll wire Johnson to meet us with the buckboard.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Hitch her to the buckboard, and have her sent round to the kitchen door.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
I learns to love her that day on the buckboard while I'm lookin' at her red ha'r, red bein' my winnin' color.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
He was gone six weeks, and came back with Williams's body strapped to the buckboard behind him.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Her buckboard lasted a year, with luck.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
And the rest of the gambler's journey was done in the wake of Minky's buckboard.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
And they drew closer to the buckboard.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
Alice returned, and the sound of wheels outside told the farm-wife that the buckboard was ready for the men's dinner.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In news:

Hitch up the stagecoach, it's almost time for the Buckboard Days Parade in Rowland Heights.
2 mules and a buckboard wagon.
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