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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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An infected horsefly bite can cause a raised and nasty rash, dizziness, shortage of breath, and weak and swollen limbs.
You'll notice red and swollen bumps resembling blisters and burn marks appear on the body within minutes of the horsefly coming into contact.
Horsefly numbers are on the rise - don't let them spoil your day out WE All love to be outdoors at this time of the year, enjoying the best of the UK's beaches, forests and grassy spots.
Professor Colin Garner, Chief Executive of ANTRUK, said: "Here is a prime example of why we need to develop new medications fast to keep up with our changing climate and unexpected situations such as a horsefly bite epidemic.
Emphasizing traits associated with the celebrity to the species can also make it relatable like the horsefly (Scaptia beyonceae) with the golden bottom named after the "Bootilicious" siren Beyonce or the wasp (Aleiodes shakirae) which causes its host caterpillar to twist around reminding the scientists of the belly dancing Latin superstar Shakira.
The Scaptia beyonceae horsefly was named after Beyonce because of its dense golden hair, and the Gnathia marleyi is a parasite that feed on fish in the Caribbean, named after late reggae singer Bob Marley.
Design options will include a collision avoidance system, automatic braking, lane centring warning and optional patented HorseFly unmanned package delivery drone.
??All mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the name of the runner-up to Cue Card in last year's Ascot Chase Horsefly Tuna (7,5) ??All answers on page 13 Compiled by Tom Collins, James Hill and Daniel Hill