hobbyhorse


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hobbyhorse

a figure of a horse attached to a performer's waist in a pantomime, morris dance, etc.
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It will include, among other things, advice on how to build your own hobbyhorse and videos with tips about everything from jumping obstacles to performing proper dressage movements.
But taken altogether, the silhouette resembles nothing so much as a child on its hobbyhorse, or a soldier on his mount.
Closing the loophole, which exists under 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code, has been a hobbyhorse of the retiring Sen.
His parents even installed a real saddle on the sitting room footstool with the head of a hobbyhorse stuffed between the sofa cushions so he could pretend to be a cowboy.
Returning to what seems to be the favoured hobbyhorse of TV drama just now - the world of corrupt coppers - the drama opened with John Simm fresh from a car wreck and keeping his Biro in a handy place - his chest.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's impudent badmouthing of Pakistan at just the drop of a hat is by-now a long familiar hobbyhorse, though.
Claiming cybernetics to be the theoretical hobbyhorse behind much of Downey's production, curator Julieta Gonzalez used it to trace a path through the various periods of the artist's heterogeneous practice over the course of almost three decades, embodied in drawings, paintings, single-channel videos, video installations, and documentation.
Manufacturing is little more than a convenient hobbyhorse when votes are needed," said one chap.
The game of knights is popular in my home as my 6-year-old is learning the strategies while her 3-year-old brother acts out iron-clad battles atop a hobbyhorse, wielding a paper sword and armored in his gray fleece pullover.
On CNN, Piers Morgan, a citizen of the United Kingdom, used the killings to advance his years-long hobbyhorse of turning America into a colony again, this time of the U.
FOR someone who has made trendsetting her hobbyhorse, Sonam Kapoor once again gave the paparazzi a field day at the press conference of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and India Trade Promotion Organisation, held at Shangri- La's Eros Hotel ons Tuesday.
The representational and iconic prop of the puppet is renamed as another representational and iconic prop: a fiddlestick, drum, pipe, and hobbyhorse.