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Definition of "rocking-horse" [rock•ing-horse]

  • Alternative spelling of rocking horse. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rocking-horse" in a sentence
  • "The little plaintiff or defendant who was promised a new rocking-horse when Jarndyce and Jarndyce should be settled has grown up, possessed himself of a real horse, and trotted away into the other world."
  • "When one's hair can rise no further, a final statement of the gallop theme brings us to the closing phrases of the work, with a rocking-horse series of E-major and B-major chords, a last powerful descent of those noble trombones, and a rousing tutti flourish to crown the ending in triumph."
  • "Before it made games, Namco was a small Tokyo company, founded in 1955 and offering electronic rocking-horse kiddie rides at department stores."