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Colt

1

[ kohlt ]

Trademark.
  1. a brand of revolver.


Colt

2

[ kohlt ]

noun

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

colt

3

[ kohlt ]

noun

  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.

Colt

1

/ kəʊlt /

noun

  1. a type of revolver, pistol, etc


colt

2

/ kəʊlt /

noun

  1. a male horse or pony under the age of four
  2. an awkward or inexperienced young person
  3. sport
    1. a young and inexperienced player
    2. a member of a junior team
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Colt1

before 1000; Middle English, Old English; compare dialectal Swedish kult little pig
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Colt1

C19: named after Samuel Colt (1814–62), American inventor

Origin of Colt2

Old English colt young ass, of obscure origin; compare Swedish dialect kult young animal, boy
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Example Sentences

You progress in the game every time Colt discovers a new lead, information critical to breaking the loop, the game’s principle quest.

The learning process begins on the aforementioned beach, where Colt stumbles ahead guided by the map’s design and floating words that appear to be visual reminders from Colt’s runs during previous loops.

The paranoia sets in and wreaks havoc on your decision-making, just as it would a character in Colt’s situation.

My head threatened to explode and at times I felt my heart beating like a wild colt.

Jockey John Velazquez and dark bay colt Medina Spirit delivered trainer Bob Baffert his record-setting seventh Kentucky Derby victory two weeks ago, and then they set their sights on the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Political ads demonizing some politicians and praising others play on as an older man sips his Colt 45.

As Americans say, ‘God made every man different; Sam Colt made them equal!’

Colt, Remington, and Gauge have all soared, and Gunner is much more common than the traditional name Gunnar.

In 2002, only 194 babies were named Colt, while in 2012 there were 955.

He gives Carl back his gun and holsters his own famous Colt Python back around his waist.

Ever since his majority Lord Hetton had annually entered a colt in the great race.

"Never teched the Yank or tree, either," and he kicked up his heels like a young colt.

And they went away, and found a colt tied at the door without in the open street: and they loose him.

Get the gray colt and I'll give you a lift over the mountain, but I'll bring you back on Monday, too.

The gray colt halted to catch his breath, and with the whip I pointed to the west, glowing with the warm evening fires.

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