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rocking horse

noun as in child's model horse

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D.H. Lawrence wrestled with the discontent of well-off people in his dark fable, “The Rocking-Horse Winner.”

He cross-breeds a rocking horse and rocking dinosaur, and then realizes the hybrid as a house-high topiary.

He got out and went in and came out, the big rocking-horse in the arms of the salesman who followed him.

It has been suggested, in this connexion, that the rocking-horse should be eliminated from the list of permissible toys.

Of course I thanked Baby for her love and gave my decision that it was a pity about the rocking-horse.

Dull thumps indicated the rocking-horse movements of the hobbled ponies as they moved to fresh grass.

This remains to be seen, and so, after waiting several months, I decided to buy David a rocking-horse.


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

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