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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colt  \Colt\  (?;  110),  v.  i. 
  To  frisk  or  frolic  like  a  colt;  to  act  licentiously  or 
  wantonly.  [Obs.] 
 
  They  shook  off  their  bridles  and  began  to  colt. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colt  \Colt\  (?;  110),  n.  [OE.  colt  a  young  horse,  ass,  or  camel, 
  AS  colt;  cf  dial.  Sw  kullt  a  boy,  lad.] 
  1.  The  young  of  the  equine  genus  or  horse  kind  of  animals;  -- 
  sometimes  distinctively  applied  to  the  male,  filly  being 
  the  female.  Cf  {Foal}. 
 
  Note:  In  sporting  circles  it  is  usual  to  reckon  the  age  of 
  colts  from  some  arbitrary  date,  as  from  January  1,  or 
  May  1,  next  preceding  the  birth  of  the  animal. 
 
  2.  A  young,  foolish  fellow.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  short  knotted  rope  formerly  used  as  an  instrument  of 
  punishment  in  the  navy.  --Ham.  Nav.  Encyc. 
 
  {Colt's  tooth},  an  imperfect  or  superfluous  tooth  in  young 
  horses. 
 
  {To  cast  one's  colt's  tooth},  to  cease  from  youthful 
  wantonness.  ``Your  colt's  tooth  is  not  cast  yet.''  --Shak. 
 
  {To  have  a  colt's  tooth},  to  be  wanton.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colt  \Colt\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  horse;  to  get  with  young.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  befool.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colt 
  n  1:  a  young  male  horse  under  the  age  of  four 
  2:  (trademark)  a  kind  of  revolver  [syn:  {Colt}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Colt,  AR  (city,  FIPS  14950) 
  Location:  35.13253  N,  90.81229  W 
  Population  (1990):  334  (145  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72326 




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