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.
Lifted up, as one is on a tall horse.
Lofty in feeling; exultant; proud; upstart.
(archaic) A child's rocking horse.
Origin of cockhorse
- Origin unknown
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition