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rocking horse

a toy horse, as of wood, mounted on rockers or springs, on which children may ride; hobbyhorse.
Origin of rocking horse
1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Often they worked on projects together, including a rocking horse.
  • He likes to rock in his rocking chair or on a rocking horse.
  • For example, that old wooden rocking horse couldn't make it in today's fast lane.
British Dictionary definitions for rocking horse

rocking horse

a toy horse mounted on a pair of rockers on which a child can rock to and fro in a seesaw movement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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