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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cock-horse.
 
To ride-a-cock-horse. To sit astride a person’s foot or knee while he dances or tosses it up and down.   1
 


 Cock-fightingCock Lane Ghost. 

 
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