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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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Arnold said that Horsefly is applying for a license to sell beer and wine through the state process.
1977a, Paleoecology of Eocene lacustrine varves at Horsefly, British Columbia: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.
L-5 and AT-6 Texan aircraft were modified to replicate the Horsefly operations of World War II.
Or, perhaps, we may think that Wagner offers us neither the ideas of a gadfly nor a horsefly but, instead, those of a barfly.
The air became so parched, so delirious in its desiccation, you could track the buzzing of a horsefly from a hundred yards away.
There is a stillness among these ancestor trees that is heightened by the occasional buzz of a horsefly or the distant call of a jay.
March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut based Bite-Lite announced today that Family Farm and Home will start selling the new H-Trap Professional Horsefly Control System in 10 stores in Michigan.
com)-- Horsefly Films will premiere their new documentary film TARPAN: Repainting An Ancient Picture in New York on November 21, 2014 as part of the prestigious Equus Film Festival.
And grew to a cool 34% over the following 24 hours, gentle reader, leading me to conclude that this couldn't possibly be a mosquito, or even a horsefly.
The 23-year-old university student from Horsefly, British Columbia, was proud of having captained the Canadian volleyball team to a third-place finish.
One of my colleagues ended up in a doctor's surgery with a very swollen leg after a horsefly attack.
I told them that as the last one was going into the stalls a horsefly went into my goggles and it hindered my vision'.