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colt

Pronunciation: /kəʊlt/

Translation of colt in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (young horse) potro (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2
    (Colt®)
    (gun) colt® (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] junior (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Further proof of the success of the junior and colts hockey programme at Ben Rhydding Hockey Club is the selection of two boys for the North East of England.
    • Both are products of the Ilkley mini, junior and colts sections.
    • His proud dad- who now coaches Romford Hockey Club's colts team - said competing in the national championships would offer the whole team a great chance to shine in front of the watching England selectors.

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