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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.]
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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]
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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.
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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.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
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
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colt

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

colt

[kəʊlt] Npotro m
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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
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colt

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

[kəʊlt] npuledro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

colt

(kəult) noun
a young horse.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Samuel Colt was intrigued by this clever design and developed the Colt 44 Army and Colt 36 Navy revolvers which changed warfare forever in the United States of America and beyond.
1814: Samuel Colt, inventor of the six-shot revolver, was born.
In 1855, Samuel Colt founded Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company, producing up to 150 revolvers per day.
1836: Samuel Colt is granted a US patent for his revolver, the first commercially viable, practical example of such a weapon.
Of course Samuel Colt's early revolvers were not so great in the looks department.
In the mid-1800s, Samuel Colt's revolver was a revolutionary concept: the first practical multi-shot handgun.
As an aside, Elisha Root went to work for Samuel Colt in 1849 as shop superintendent and became president of Colt Firearms Co.
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.
Now-iconic American companies like those started by (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Eliphalet-Remington) Eliphalet Remington  and (https://connecticuthistory.org/the-colt-patent-fire-arms-manufacturing-company/) Samuel Colt  began to acquire international reputations.