Possibly just a silly name made up for a racehorse - you only have to look
at modern racecards to see similarly unlikely monikers.
From: Paul Harrison [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 03 February 2005 02:36
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Subject: query from a museum about a word
Not strictly an archaeological question , but a curator friend of mine at
the Hong Kong horse racing museum asks
"What is a Cockspinner?' (Polite answers only will be forwarded to her 8^)
She has a horse mentioned in the archives with that name c1852
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