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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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Many horselike animals branched off the evolutionary tree and evolved along various unrelated routes, with differing numbers of toes and adaptations to different diets.
Crusoe, as Angus names the slimy castaway, has a horselike snout, webbed feet, Shrek-like ears and a marked affinity for water.
Although its stick-figure outline looks neither human nor horselike, Sagittarius's eight brightest stars form an eye-catching asterism known as the Teapot.