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HORSE. Until a horse has attained the age of four years, he is called a colt. (q.v.) Russ. & Ry. 416. This word is sometimes used as a generic name for all animals of the horse kind. 3 Brev. 9. Vide Colt; Gender; and Yelv. 67, a.

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Water is continuously pumped on to the rasp to ensure it never gets too hot and that the horse's mouth stays wet.
The festival opens with From the Horse's Mouth, in which veterans of the field, from Martine van Hamel to Douglas Dunn to DM's Wendy Perron, dance and tell stories.
It's always best to go directly to the horse's mouth, as the saying goes.
Engineering is a high-value-added profession and that is why we ought to know from the horse's mouth why large multinational companies are so keen to continually expand their level of outsourcing.
Slip the mouthpiece gently into the horse's mouth (don't use force).
People know what I'm like with refs but it was good to hear a few things from the horse's mouth, although he didn't change my mind about anything I've seen.
Tony is heavily involved in The X Factor so we can find out the tears and tantrums straight from the horse's mouth
It's nice to get it from the horse's mouth, as was the case with Jimmy Braddock who lost his world championship to Joe Louis.
Anyone interested in a teaching career now has a unique means of discovering what it is all about - right from the horse's mouth.
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At this point, straight from the horse's mouth, I'd like some time off and my first priority is to finish off my tenure as national South Africa coach and then from next year see what opportunities come.
A Newcastle insider said: "The players had it from the horse's mouth that there would be a golf swing if he scored.