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Meaning of COLT

Pronunciation:  kowlt, kowlt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a young male horse under the age of four
  2. [n]  (trademark) a kind of revolver
 

COLT is a 4 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: foal, revolver, ridgel, ridgeling, ridgil, ridgling, six-gun, six-shooter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
  3. \Colt\, v. t.
    1. To horse; to get with young. --Shak.
    
    2. To befool. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a colt in your dream, suggests that you are feeling awkward and insecure. You are starting to unleash your unused potential.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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