cockhorse

cockhorse

[kok-hawrs]
noun
a child's rocking horse or hobbyhorse.

Origin:
1530–40; orig. father's leg, astride which child rides, from cock1 in sense “projection” + horse

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cockhorse (ˌkɒkˈhɔːs)
 
n
rocking horse another name for hobbyhorse

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