- a toy horse, as of wood, mounted on rockers or springs, on which children may ride; hobbyhorse.
Origin of rocking horse
Examples from the Web for rocking horse
Contemporary Examples of rocking horse
D.H. Lawrence wrestled with the discontent of well-off people in his dark fable, “The Rocking-Horse Winner.”What Tolstoy Teaches Us About Insider Trading
June 2, 2013
Historical Examples of rocking horse
And that hair—it is the tail of your nephew's rocking-horse, isn't it?
Are you going to use him for a rattle-box, or a rocking-horse, or what?Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The marbles, and the rocking-horse, and—what else ought there to be?Margaret Montfort
Laura E. Richards
"It was because I had given away the rocking-horse," she declared.Love at Paddington
W. Pett Ridge
If only she herself could be here to buy his children their first rocking-horse!The Forsyte Saga, Complete
- a toy horse mounted on a pair of rockers on which a child can rock to and fro in a seesaw movement