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rocking horse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Toys
rocking horseˈrocking horse noun [countable]  DHTa wooden horse for children that moves backwards and forwards when you sit on it
Examples from the Corpus
rocking horseIn one she was dressed in a leotard, black tights and high heels - and sat astride a rocking horse.The range also includes a rocking horse at £3.50.One woodcarver plans to make a rocking horse to sell in aid of leukaemia research.I ride a tiny antique rocking horse.An old rocking horse beside the window has given countless rides to the Pages' children and five grandchildren.At the opening party, an excited three-and-a-half-year-old Josh rode the pretty antique red rocking horse in the shop window.Another, smaller, rocking horse is stabled in the bathroom next door.Many traditional rocking horse carvers used pine, particularly yellow pine, and sycamore, lime or mahogany can be used successfully.
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