cock·​horse ˈkäk-ˌhȯrs How to pronounce cockhorse (audio)

Word History


perhaps from cock, adjective, (male) + horse

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cockhorse was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Cockhorse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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