the principal performers in a morris-dance, having a figure of a horse manufactured from wickerwork supported about their waistline, along with his foot concealed by a housing. He performed antics imitating the movements of a horse, and different juggling tricks.
somebody who functions in a foolish, subservient fashion.
A wooden figure of a horse, usually provided with rockers, for kids to drive on.
A favorite quest or topic: today generally pastime. See pastime, n., 3.