Cockhorse Definition

kŏkhôrs
noun
Webster's New World
A horse added to a team of horses to assist a wagon through high water or over difficult terrain.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
adjective
Lifted up, as one is on a tall horse.
Wiktionary
Lofty in feeling; exultant; proud; upstart.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Cockhorse

Noun

Singular:
cockhorse
Plural:
cockhorses

Origin of Cockhorse

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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