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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rock \Rock\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rocked;p. pr. & vb. n. Rocking.] [AS. roccian; akin to Dan. rokke to move, to snake; cf. Icel. rukkja to pull, move, G. r["u]cken to move, push, pull.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] A rising earthquake rocked the ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To move as in a cradle; hence, to put to sleep by rocking; to still; to quiet. "Sleep rock thy brain." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Rock differs from shake, as denoting a slower, less violent, and more uniform motion, or larger movements. It differs from swing, which expresses a vibratory motion of something suspended. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rocking \Rock"ing\, a. Having a swaying, rolling, or back-and-forth movement; used for rocking. [1913 Webster] Rocking shaft. (Mach.) See Rock shaft. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "rocking": appeasing, calming, careening, cradling, dangling, dreamy, drowsy, gentling, hushing, lulling, lurching, mollifying, pacifying, pitching, quietening, reeling, restful, rolling, soothful, soothing, stilling, swaying, swinging, tossing, tranquilizing