a young male animal of the horse family.
a male horse of not more than four years of age.
a young or inexperienced person.
a male horse or pony under the age of four
an awkward or inexperienced young person
trademark a type of revolver, pistol, etc
Old English colt “colt,” originally “young ass,” in Biblical translations also used for “young camel,” perhaps from Proto-Germanic *kultaz (cf. Swedish dialectal kult “young boar, piglet; boy,” Danish kuld “offspring, brood”) and akin to child. Applied to persons from early 13c.
COLT’S TOOTH An old fellow who marries, or keeps a young girl, is ſaid to have a colt’s tooth in his head. [“Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,” 1796]
type of revolver, 1838, originally the manufacture of U.S. gunsmith Samuel Colt (1814-1862).
[kohlts-foo t] /ˈkoʊltsˌfʊt/ noun, plural coltsfoots. 1. a composite plant, Tussilago farfara, having yellow, daisylike flowers, native to the Old World but widespread as a weed, formerly used as a cough remedy. /ˈkəʊltsˌfʊt/ noun (pl) -foots 1. a European plant, Tussilago farfara, with yellow daisy-like flowers and heart-shaped leaves: a common weed: family Asteraceae (composites)
[kol-uh-brahyn, -brin, -yuh-] /ˈkɒl əˌbraɪn, -brɪn, -yə-/ adjective 1. of or resembling a snake; snakelike. 2. belonging or pertaining to the subfamily Colubrinae, comprising the typical colubrid snakes. /ˈkɒljʊˌbraɪn; -brɪn/ adjective 1. of or resembling a snake 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Colubrinae, a subfamily of harmless colubrid snakes
[kol-uh-brid, -yuh-] /ˈkɒl ə brɪd, -yə-/ noun 1. any of numerous, typically harmless snakes constituting the family Colubridae, having no vestigial limbs, a scale-covered head and body with a mostly bare face, and belly scales usually as wide as the body, including garter snakes, bull snakes, water snakes, racers, vine and tree snakes, and other […]
[kuh-loo-goh] /kəˈlu goʊ/ noun, plural colugos. 1. . /kəˈluːɡəʊ/ noun (pl) -gos 1. another name for flying lemur