Rocking-horse
Rocking-horse Rock"ing-horse`, n. The figure of a horse, mounted upon rockers, for children to ride. [1913 Webster]

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  • rocking horse — rocking horses N COUNT A rocking horse is a toy horse which a child can sit on and which can be made to rock backwards and forwards …   English dictionary

  • rocking horse — n a wooden horse for children that moves backwards and forwards when you sit on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rocking horse — rocking ,horse noun count a toy horse that has two curved pieces of wood under it, so that a child can sit on it and make it move backward and forward …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rocking horse — ► NOUN ▪ a model of a horse mounted on rockers or springs for a child to ride on …   English terms dictionary

  • rocking horse — n. a toy horse mounted on rockers or springs and big enough for a child to ride …   English World dictionary

  • Rocking horse — This article is about the child s toy. For the Alannah Myles album, see Rockinghorse. A rocking horse is a child s toy, usually shaped like a horse and mounted on rockers similar to a rocking chair.Predecessors of the rocking horse may be seen in …   Wikipedia

  • rocking horse — noun a child s plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride • Syn: ↑hobby, ↑hobbyhorse • Hypernyms: ↑plaything, ↑toy • Part Meronyms: ↑rocker * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rocking Horse — Infobox Film name = Rocking Horse (Susetz) writer = Yaky Yosha, Yoel Kaminski, Shmulik Kraus and Yoram Kaniuk starring = Shmulik Kraus Gdalia Besser Arik Lavie Miriam Bernstein Coen Josie Katz Levana Finkelstein director = Yaky Yosha producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • rocking horse — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms rocking horse : singular rocking horse plural rocking horses a toy horse that has two curved pieces of wood under it, so that a child can sit on it and make it move backwards and forwards …   English dictionary

  • rocking horse — /ˈrɒkɪŋ hɔs/ (say roking haws) noun 1. a toy horse, as of wood, mounted on rockers, on which children play. –phrase 2. rare as rocking horse shit, Colloquial (taboo) extremely rare …   Australian English dictionary

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