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Noun colt has 2 senses


coltn. [OE. colt a young horse, ass, or camel, AS. colt; cf. dial. Sw. kullt a boy, lad.].
  •  The young of the equine genus or horse kind of animals; -- sometimes distinctively applied to the male, filly being the female. Cf. Foal.  [1913 Webster]
    " 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."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A young, foolish fellow.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A short knotted rope formerly used as an instrument of punishment in the navy.  Ham. Nav. Encyc.  [1913 Webster]
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.
coltv. i. 
     To frisk or frolic like a colt; to act licentiously or wantonly.  [1913 Webster]
    "They shook off their bridles and began to colt."  [1913 Webster]
coltv. t. 
  •  To horse; to get with young.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To befool.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


colt, n.
1 a young uncastrated male horse, usu. less than four years old.
2 Sport a young or inexperienced player; a member of a junior team.

colthood n. coltish adj. coltishly adv. coltishness n.
OE, = young ass or camel



Houyhnhnm, beginner, birdling, boot, boy, brood mare, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, calf, catling, charger, chick, chickling, chicky, courser, critter, cub, dobbin, dogie, duckling, entire, entire horse, equine, fawn, fellow, filly, fledgling, foal, freshman, fryer, gelding, gosling, hobbledehoy, horse, kid, kit, kitten, lad, laddie, lamb, lambkin, litter, manchild, mare, master, mount, muchacho, nag, neophyte, nest, nestling, newcomer, novitiate, piglet, pigling, polliwog, prancer, pullet, pup, puppy, rookie, schoolboy, shoat, sonny, sonny boy, stallion, steed, stud, studhorse, tadpole, tarpan, top horse, tyro, war-horse, weaner, whelp, wild horse, yeanling, young man, youth




N infant, babe, baby, babe in arms, nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling, papoose, bambino, kid, vagitus, child, bairn, little one, brat, chit, pickaninny, urchin, bantling, bratling, elf, youth, boy, lad, stripling, youngster, youngun, younker, callant, whipster, whippersnapper, whiffet, schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master, scion, sap, seedling, tendril, olive branch, nestling, chicken, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow, codlin, codling, foetus, calf, colt, pup, foal, kitten, lamb, lambkin, aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, orphan, pupa, staddle, girl, lass, lassie, wench, miss, damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, virgin, hoyden, infantine, infantile, puerile, boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish, baby, newborn, unfledged, new-fledged, callow, in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings, at the breast, in one's teens.


N carrier, porter, bearer, tranter, conveyer, cargador, express, expressman, stevedore, coolie, conductor, locomotive, motor, beast, beast of burden, cattle, horse, nag, palfrey, Arab, blood horse, thoroughbred, galloway, charger, courser, racer, hunter, jument, pony, filly, colt, foal, barb, roan, jade, hack, bidet, pad, cob, tit, punch, roadster, goer, racehorse, pack horse, draft horse, cart horse, dray horse, post horse, ketch, Shetland pony, shelty, sheltie, garran, garron, jennet, genet, bayard, mare, stallion, gelding, bronco, broncho, cayuse, creature, critter, cow pony, mustang, Narraganset, waler, stud, Pegasus, Bucephalus, Rocinante, ass, donkey, jackass, mule, hinny, sumpter horse, sumpter mule, burro, cuddy, ladino, reindeer, camel, dromedary, llama, elephant, carrier pigeon, pallet, brace, cart, dolley, support, fork lift, carriage, ship, equine, asinine.


N fool, idiot, tomfool, wiseacre, simpleton, witling, dizzard, donkey, ass, ninny, ninnyhammer, chowderhead, chucklehead, dolt, booby, Tom Noddy, looby, hoddy-doddy, noddy, nonny, noodle, nizy, owl, goose, goosecap, imbecile, gaby, radoteur, nincompoop, badaud, zany, trifler, babbler, pretty fellow, natural, niais, child, baby, infant, innocent, milksop, sop, oaf, lout, loon, lown, dullard, doodle, calf, colt, buzzard, block, put, stick, stock, numps, tony, bull head, dunderhead, addlehead, blockhead, dullhead, loggerhead, jolthead, jolterhead, beetlehead, beetlebrain, grosshead, muttonhead, noodlehead, giddyhead, numbskull, thickskull, lackbrain, shallowbrain, dimwit, halfwit, lackwit, dunderpate, lunkhead sawney, gowk, clod, clod-hopper, clod-poll, clot-poll, clot-pate, bull calf, gawk, Gothamite, lummox, rube, men of Boeotia, wise men of Gotham, un sot a triple etage, sot, jobbernowl, changeling, mooncalf, gobemouche, dotard, driveler, old fogey, old woman, crock, crone, grandmother, cotquean, henhussy, incompetent (insanity), greenhorn, dunce, lubber, madman, one who will not set the Thames on fire, one who did not invent gunpowder, qui n'a pas invente' la poudre, no conjuror, fortuna favet fatuis, les fous font les festinas et les sages les mangen, nomina stultorum parietibus harrent, stultorum plena sunt omnia.

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