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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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"You need to clear out your stable, starting with that carthorse Juan Sebastian Veron."
Now Carol Vorderman, whose image has changed radically in recent years - with mixed results - has said they look like an "anorexic transvestite" and "a carthorse in a badly fitting bin liner".
His former coach and friend David Leadbetter recently described Faldo as going from racehorse to carthorse.
Carol labelled them "an anorexic transvestite and a carthorse in a bin liner," then delivered her verdicts on their outfits at the British Book Awards on Monday.
It might even lead to him challenging Susannah Constantine for the comedy carthorse role.
"Susannah Constantine danced like a carthorse on Strictly's first show" - V Hefter, of Richmond, Surrey, in a letter to the Daily Mail.
If Britain was likened to an animal, 34 per cent go for a plod-ding carthorse. One in 10 considers Britain to be a happy bunny.
Meanwhile, as May hit the ground running and the Tories moved easily and swiftly into their new administration, the Labour leadership contest trudges along with the speed of a broken-backed old carthorse. Everybody seems to be saying things, but the process shows no sign of moving forward.
I am not much of a thoroughbred, more a trusty carthorse, but as long as I can refill my water bottle for the return journey I am fine.
Then as now, the beach was the heart of Saltburn's summer life and George worked on it from an early age as both a deck chair and tent assistant for the Saltburn and Marske Urban District Council, with the help of an old carthorse called Topsey.
Jason's photographs pose provocative questions about the carthorse body and its intersomatic connections with the human body.
Patience is starting to run out with Blues' fans so please let's have no more blundering, carthorse defending like some of us witnessed at the DW Stadium.