colt


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colt

a male horse or pony under the age of four
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I drove the colt down an' talked with that Jap chemist who's been doin' the experimentin'.
When Billy got away from Saxon's arms, he started leading the colt up and down to cool it off.
"He thinks the colt is trying to do some damage to me," Harley said.
He came back at full speed, and the colt, despite himself, unable to stop, lifted into the leap that would avoid the stream he feared, so that he cleared it with a good two yards to spare on the other side.
"The death of the colt sits heavy on the heart of its owner," said the scout; "but it's a good sign to see a man account upon his dumb friends.
This was a case beyond his mark; however, he comforted the old woman with a promise that he would endeavor to procure something to relieve her, at the fort on the Wallah-Wallah, and would bring it on his return; with which assurance her husband was so well satisfied, that he presented the captain with a colt, to be killed as provisions for the journey: a medical fee which was thankfully accepted.
You'll have to train up, for I'm ploughing and chopping wood and breaking colts these days."
At the Five Fingers the dog-food gave out, and a toothless old squaw offered to trade them a few pounds of frozen horse-hide for the Colt's revolver that kept the big hunting-knife company at Hal's hip.
The colts who live here are very good colts, but they are cart-horse colts, and of course they have not learned manners.
When the matron HOUYHNHNMS have produced one of each sex, they no longer accompany with their consorts, except they lose one of their issue by some casualty, which very seldom happens; but in such a case they meet again; or when the like accident befalls a person whose wife is past bearing, some other couple bestow on him one of their own colts, and then go together again until the mother is pregnant.
I'll go right in the house, for paper and ink; and then, you know, Aunt Chloe, I can tell about the new colts and all."
Earnshaw once bought a couple of colts at the parish fair, and gave the lads each one.