rockers


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Noun1.rockers - originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960srockers - originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers
youth subculture - a minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members; often characterized by its adoption of a particular music genre
rocker - a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles
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The very rockers that I put it upon to make a cradle of it, I cut out of a piece of wood that drifted from some ship or another.'
The cradle-rockers had done hard duty for so many years, under the weight of so many children, on that flagstone floor, that they were worn nearly flat, in consequence of which a huge jerk accompanied each swing of the cot, flinging the baby from side to side like a weaver's shuttle, as Mrs Durbeyfield, excited by her song, trod the rocker with all the spring that was left in her after a long day's seething in the suds.
Seating himself in a wicker rocker which was there, he once more applied himself to the task of reading the newspaper.
They crossed a bright hall, and found the big beautiful husband lying back reading in a huge Mission rocker. Beside it was another tiny child's chair of red-enameled rattan.
Hale took the tiny rattan beside the big Mission rocker, her slender hand curled like a tendril in Edmund's.
A wicker rocker, comfortable with silk cushions, was near it.
Miranda removed the shawl from her head and sank into the kitchen rocker, ejaculating under her breath, "She is the beatin'est child!
Anne sat down on the rocker with a long sigh, kissed one of Bonny's leaves, and waved her hand to a blossoming fuchsia.
Sarah sat in her squeaky willow rocker, and looked out the window.
Rose settled herself heavily in the rocker close to the table.
"Yes, the eighth baby arrived a fortnight ago," said Miss Cornelia, from a rocker before the fire of the little house one chilly October afternoon.
There were beasts of all sorts; horses, in particular, of every breed, from the spotted barrel on four pegs, with a small tippet for a mane, to the thoroughbred rocker on his highest mettle.