Definition of Rocking horse

1. Noun. A child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride.

Exact synonyms: Hobby, Hobbyhorse
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Terms within: Rocker



Definition of Rocking horse

1. Noun. a child’s toy consisting of a (usually wooden) horse mounted on a rocker or swing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocking Horse

rockhoundings
rockhounds
rockier
rockiers
rockiest
rockily
rockiness
rockinesses
rocking
rocking-horse
rocking along
rocking chair
rocking chair money
rocking chairs
rocking horse (current term)
rockingest
rockingly
rockings
rockish
rockism
rockist
rockists
rocklay
rocklays
rockless
rocklike
rockling
rocklings

Literary usage of Rocking horse

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1. Memories of a Musical Career by Clara Kathleen Rogers (1919)
"... ROCKING-HORSE — BREAD AND HONEY THE first event in my life that I remember vividly was being taken by my mother to our druggist to have a tooth pulled. ..."

2. The Young Mother: Or, Management of Children in Regard to Health by William Andrus Alcott (1838)
"With small wooden cubes—pictures—shuttlecock—the rocking horse—tops and marbles—backgammon—checkers—morris—dice—ninepins—skipping the rope—trundling the ..."

3. Manual of Natural Education by Winifred d'Estcourte Sackville Stoner (1916)
"rocking horse.—A rocking horse is useful to give the baby some notion of how to become an equestrian in leaping on the horse and in sitting erect and ..."

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