from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A toy horse that is mounted on rockers or springs and is large enough for a child to ride.

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  • noun a child’s toy consisting of a (usually wooden) horse mounted on a rocker or swing


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  • A rocking horse is a child's toy, usually shaped like a horse and mounted on rockers similar to a rocking chair.


    February 12, 2008