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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cockhorse  \Cock"horse`\,  n. 
  1.  A  child's  rocking-horse. 
 
  Ride  a  cockhorse  to  Banbury  cross.  --Mother 
  Goose. 
 
  2.  A  high  or  tall  horse.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cockhorse  \Cock"horse`\,  a. 
  1.  Lifted  up  as  one  is  on  a  tall  horse. 
 
  2.  Lofty  in  feeling;  exultant;  proud;  upstart. 
 
  Our  painted  fools  and  cockhorse  peasantry. 
  --Marlowe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cockhorse 
  n  :  a  child's  plaything  consisting  of  an  imitation  horsehead  on 
  one  end  of  a  stick;  the  child  straddles  it  an  pretends  to 
  ride  [syn:  {hobby},  {hobbyhorse},  {rocking  horse},  {stick 
  horse}] 




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