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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: anything used as a toy horse (such as a rocking horse or one knee of an adult)

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: perhaps from cock, adjective, (male) + horse Date: circa 1541 rocking horse

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cockhorse Cock"horse`, n. 1. A child's rocking-horse. Ride a cockhorse to Banbury cross. --Mother Goose. 2. A high or tall horse. [R.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cockhorse Cock"horse`, a. 1. Lifted up, as one is on a tall horse. 2. Lofty in feeling; exultant; proud; upstart. Our painted fools and cockhorse peasantry. --Marlowe.



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