a child's rocking horse or hobbyhorse.
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How to use cockhorse in a sentence
Mr. Flamsteed has come in, and says he left Sir Isaac riding cockhorse upon the nebula, and poring over it as if it were a book.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) | Augustus De Morgan
That conqueror of circumstances will, the dullest soul may begin predicting, return on his cockhorse to favour and authority.Beauchamp's Career, Complete | George Meredith
He asked if I should like to ride a-cockhorse there with him.Love and Life | Charlotte M. Yonge