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noun as in rocking horse

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Spanning 40 feet, it’s a riff on a hobbyhorse, but with a horned goat’s head.

You can get “money, Nobels… celebrity for any cause or hobbyhorse….”

Obama came out for medical malpractice reform, a GOP hobbyhorse roughly forever (although the devil is in the details).

That you must carry everyone with you, swelling the ranks, is a hard-ridden Wasp hobbyhorse.

He laid hold of it and109 drew it out and set down on the faint rug of light a small wooden hobbyhorse.

It was Malcolm's hobbyhorse, dappled gray, the tail and the mane missing and the paint worn off—and tenderly licked off—his nose.

While he went within doors he had left the hobbyhorse in the snow, close to the wall; and he came back there to wait.

There he saw a spring hobbyhorse, as large as a Shetland pony, all saddled and bridled, too—lacking nothing but a rider.

They were smaller than the tiniest hobbyhorse that has ever been seen, as small almost as the toy horses in a "Noah's ark."


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hobbyhorse, such as: cockhorse, hobby, and hobby horse.

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