a chair mounted on rockers or springs so as to permit a person to rock back and forth while sitting.
a chair set on curving supports so that the sitter may rock backwards and forwards
noun 1. Second Marquis of, Charles Watson-Wentworth. noun 1. Marquess of, title of Charles Watson-Wentworth. 1730–82, British statesman and leader of the Whig opposition, whose members were known as the Rockingham Whigs; prime minister (1765–66; 1782). He opposed the war with the American colonists
noun 1. a toy horse, as of wood, mounted on rockers or springs, on which children may ride; hobbyhorse. rocking horse noun 1. a toy horse mounted on a pair of rockers on which a child can rock to and fro in a seesaw movement
noun, Prosody. 1. a rhythmic pattern created by a succession of metrical feet each of which consists of one accented syllable between two unaccented ones.
noun 1. a shear having a curved blade that cuts with a rocking motion.