rocking horse


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rocking horse

n.
A toy horse that is mounted on rockers or springs and is large enough for a child to ride. Also called hobbyhorse.
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rocking horse

n
a toy horse mounted on a pair of rockers on which a child can rock to and fro in a seesaw movement
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rock′ing horse`


n.
a toy horse, mounted on rockers or springs, on which children may ride; hobbyhorse.
[1795–1805]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rocking horse - a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockersrocking horse - a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers; the child straddles it and pretends to ride
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
rocker - a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro
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Translations
houpací kůň
gyngehest
keinuhevonen
konjić za njihanje
揺り木馬
흔들목마
gunghäst
ม้าโยกไม้สำหรับเด็กนั่งเล่น
ngựa gỗ bập bênh

rocking horse

[ˈrɒkɪŋˌhɔːs] ncavallo a dondolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rocking horse

حِصَانٌ خَشَبِيٌّ هَزَّاز houpací kůň gyngehest Schaukelpferd ξύλινο κουνιστό αλογάκι balancín, caballo mecedor keinuhevonen cheval à bascule konjić za njihanje cavallo a dondolo 揺り木馬 흔들목마 schommelpaard gyngehest koń na biegunach cavalo de balanço, cavalo de baloiço конь-качалка gunghäst ม้าโยกไม้สำหรับเด็กนั่งเล่น sallanan at ngựa gỗ bập bênh 摇摆木马
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