- rocking horse
- hobbyhorse (sense )
Origin of cockhorse16th circa , toy horse
- Something used as a toy horse, such as the knee of an adult or a rocking horse.
- A horse added to a team of horses to assist a wagon through high water or over difficult terrain.
Origin of cockhorseOrigin unknown
(comparative more cockhorse, superlative most cockhorse)
- Lifted up, as one is on a tall horse.
- Lofty in feeling; exultant; proud; upstart.
- (archaic) A child's rocking horse.