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colt

 (kōlt)
n.
1. A young male horse, especially an ungelded racehorse less than five years old, or a young male of another equine species.
2. A youthful or inexperienced person; a novice.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

colt

(kəʊlt)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a male horse or pony under the age of four
2. an awkward or inexperienced young person
3. (General Sporting Terms) sport
a. a young and inexperienced player
b. a member of a junior team
[Old English colt young ass, of obscure origin; compare Swedish dialect kult young animal, boy]

Colt

(kəʊlt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) trademark a type of revolver, pistol, etc
[C19: named after Samuel Colt (1814–62), American inventor]

colt

(koʊlt)

n.
1. a young male animal of the horse family.
2. a male horse of not more than four years of age.
3. a young or inexperienced person.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English; compare dial. Swedish kult little pig]

Colt

(koʊlt)

n.
Samuel, 1814–62, U.S. inventor of the Colt revolver.

Colt

1. While Colt is a longtime firearms manufacturer, the term Colt usually specifically meant a 45-caliber revolver.
2. A term still used for the young of horses or other horselike animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Colt - a young male horse under the age of fourcolt - a young male horse under the age of four
male - an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
foal - a young horse
ridgel, ridgeling, ridgil, ridgling - a colt with undescended testicles
2.Colt - a kind of revolver
revolver, six-gun, six-shooter - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product

colt

noun
Related words
collective noun rag
Translations
жребче
hříbě
hingsteføl
foli
equuleus
kumeliukas
kumeļš
hengstveulen
mânz
žrebe

colt

[kəʊlt] Npotro m

colt

[ˈkəʊlt] n (= young male horse) → poulain mColumbus Day [kəˈlʌmbəsdeɪ] n (US) jour férié fixé le deuxième lundi d'octobre, commémorant la découverte de l'Amérique par Christophe Colomb

colt

nHengstfohlen nt; (dated fig: = youth) → junger Dachs (inf)

colt

[kəʊlt] npuledro

colt

(kəult) noun
a young horse.
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1836 - American inventor Samuel Colt patents his revolver.
Some men also carried handguns, but until Samuel Colt developed the first multi-shot revolver and began mass-producing it in 1836, these were rare.
Samuel Colt sold his first revolver to the US government.
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Samuel Colt created the first revolver in 1836 which relied on loose powder loaded into the cylinders with wads and lead balls pushed down on top and fired by percussion caps on the cylinders.
Wilson's Colt, An American Legend, Samuel Colt invented the term "Navy Model" because he envisioned the earlier, heavier Dragoon revolver would become the choice of the Army and the smaller, more streamlined Model 1851 would be preferred by naval forces.
In 1836, inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver.