cock-horse

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NounEdit

cock-horse (plural cock-horses)

  1. (archaic) Something a child can ride as though on horseback; a hobby-horse.
    • 1989, Lessons from Mother Goose, p. 67:
      Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross, / To see a fine lady upon a white horse. / Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, / She shall have music wherever she goes.

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