colt

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noun \ˈkōlt\

Definition of colt

  1. 1a :  foal; especially :  a male foalb :  a young male horse that is usually not castrated and has not attained an arbitrarily designated age (as four years)

  2. 2 :  a young untried person

Examples of colt in a sentence

  1. <a colt who looked to the team's more experienced players for advice>

Origin and Etymology of colt

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Swedish dialect kult half-grown pig


First Known Use: before 12th century


COLT Defined for English Language Learners

colt

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noun \ˈkōlt\

Definition of colt for English Language Learners

  • : a young male horse

  • : a member of a sports team for young people


COLT Defined for Kids

colt

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noun \ˈkōlt\

Definition of colt for Students

  1. :  a young male horse



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