Second Marquis of, Charles Watson-Wentworth.
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.
noun 1. any fairly large rock so situated on its base that slight forces can cause it to move or sway. rocking stone noun 1. a boulder so delicately poised that it can be rocked Also called logan, logan-stone