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Hobby Horse (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hobby Horse

A man’s favourite amusement, or study, is called his hobby horse. It also means a particular kind of small Irish horse: and also a wooden one, such as is given to children.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Hobby * Hobby Horsical

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