A young, uncastrated male horse, in particular one less than four years old.
- The total number of horses - 2,668 colts, 2,440 fillies, and two geldings - is 219 more than last year's previous record of 4,891.
- The card is highlighted by a pair of stakes of $75,000 stakes for older fillies and mares and for older colts and geldings.
- I thought her performance was excellent, better than anything she had achieved before, since she was taking on colts and older horses for the first time.
Old English; perhaps related to Swedish kult, applied to boys or half-grown animals.
A type of revolver.
- The problem is found in discerning which Colts are black powder guns and which are smokeless.
- I always had the feeling the flintlock had a much slower lock time than the Colt cap and ball revolver.
- The sheriff had a shotgun in one hand and a Colt revolver in the other.
mid 19th century: from the name of the US inventor and firearms manufacturer Samuel Colt ( 1814–62).
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