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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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Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 25 (ANI): Miley Cyrus is "not" pregnant and the words are coming straight from the horse's mouth.
According to Laha Magazine, attempts have been made to reach Yousif Shabaan to get the verdict from the horse's mouth, but contact has yet to be made.
ED Miliband yesterday heard from the horse's mouth about the North East's skills shortage - and he made the right response.
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HEAR it straight from the horse's mouth when Shires and Clydesdales hoof it to the Black Country Living Museum for the Working Horse Weekend.
That came from the horse's mouth, with the American cable channel's main boxing man, Kery Davis, in town for the Welshman's defence against Peter Manfredo, Jr, tomorrow.
She was sure she was being taken for a ride when she heard stories about Peggy Dolan, but it wasn't long before she heard the truth ( straight from the horse's mouth.