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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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learned that they had to own a pre-1915 automobile in order to be voting members of their local Horseless Carriage Club.
She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (Horseless Press 2015) and Crawtspace (Bloof 2017) as well as the graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel from Bloof Books (2016).
Moulton, founder of Auto-Owners Insurance, approached Phillips about selling automobile insurance in Flint, Michigan, to those who were purchasing the "horseless carriages." At the time, there were still many horse-drawn carriages that filled the streets of downtown Flint.
The middle section of the book switches to 1825 and Annie's perspective: she knows something terrible has happened, and she keeps slipping into a world of strange 'horseless landaus', people in bizarre clothes and signs advertising gibberish.
Summary: Even as the rail service expands, and LA undoes its backing of the horseless carriage, Metro reports steadily declining ridership
The industrial revolution has begun (although the British nobles have had magic-powered horseless carriages and lights for years).
Horseless carriages hadn't quite taken over the city, though trolleys were the most common form of public transportation, replacing the horse and carriage.
Before the "horseless carriage'' took over the streets (just beginning in this early 20th century picture), bicycles were a popular means of transportation.
| IN 1817, Karl von Drais, a German baron, invented a horseless carriage that would help him get around faster.
Its first automobile was significantly, and unusually, designed from first principles as a car and not as a horseless carriage with a single-cylinder 1,306cc engine, a piston with two connecting rods to separate the crankshafts, and flywheels rotating in opposite directions, for smoother running.
Cleaning up hazardous pollution in Orlando that dates back to horseless carriages may start within a year by tearing down at least one building, installing a circular wall underground and temporarily closing off West Robinson Street to dig up or treat soil and water within that wall.
All of the businesses that were changed out of existence by the arrival of the horseless carriage were related.