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 Wooden Horse (The).Wooden Horse of Troy. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Wooden Horse (To ride the).
To sail aboard a ship, brig, or boat, etc.   1
        “He felt a little out of the way for riding the wooden horse.”—Sir Walter Scott: Redgauntlet, chap. xv.

 Wooden Horse (The).Wooden Horse of Troy. 

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