Rocking Synonyms & Definitions

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• RockingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rock
  2. (a.) Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking.

• RockDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See Stone.
  2. (n.) Any natural deposit forming a part of the earths crust, whether consolidated or not, including sand, earth, clay, etc., when in natural beds.
  3. (v. i.) To move or be moved backward and forward; to be violently agitated; to reel; to totter.
  4. (v. t.) To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet.
  5. (n.) Fig.: Anything which causes a disaster or wreck resembling the wreck of a vessel upon a rock.
  6. (v. t.) To cause to sway backward and forward, as a body resting on a support beneath; as, to rock a cradle or chair; to cause to vibrate; to cause to reel or totter.
  7. (n.) The striped bass. See under Bass.
  8. (n.) That which resembles a rock in firmness; a defense; a support; a refuge.
  9. (n.) See Roc.
  10. (n.) A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in spinning.
  11. (v. i.) To roll or saway backward and forward upon a support; as, to rock in a rocking-chair.

• Rocking-horseDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The figure of a horse, mounted upon rockers, for children to ride.

• Rocking-stoneDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A stone, often of great size and weight, resting upon another stone, and so exactly poised that it can be rocked, or slightly moved, with but little force.

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