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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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Jason's photographs pose provocative questions about the carthorse body and its intersomatic connections with the human body.
But surely the time has now arrived to put this lumbering old carthorse out to grass.
The Tranny and the Carthorse story unfortunately looks set to be THE story of the BAFTA's despite our very own superstar Catherine Zeta Jones picking up the well-deserved BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago.
Archer, jailed for lying about prostitute Monica Coghlan, may work on the prison stud farm, helping breed the endangered Suffolk Punch carthorse.
the dam Grand Geraldine was reputedly employed as a carthorse after running just once at two, but Grand Parade emulated his sire by winning the Derby in 1919.
He also upsets the owner of a lame carthorse and has his mate's aunt come on to him.
bar] SIR - How sad it was to read the article about Jeff Cuthbert/ Ron Davies in today's Western Mail ("Election row over a three-leg carthorse and a thoroughbred", April 12).
What ever you fancy whether light and dry to full and sweet, or a fruity red to a great tannic carthorse, you can find it.
You then realised what a big, robust lad he was, and certainly no carthorse.
Refusing pounds 6m for the massively over-rated Ledley (while taking pounds 5m and pounds 2m for the LIGHT YEARS better Ramsey and Gunter respectively) which will be seen as the worst business in CCFC's history (even putting the pounds 4m wasted on Chopra and pounds 1m on the carthorse Hudson in the shade).
By his own admission, he could not defend in the way you must in England and, to be brutal, had the build of a carthorse rather than a racehorse.
PEGGY the carthorse is a bit down in the dumps - she's been banned from a Tyneside pub where she was once a regular.