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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the course of the day they discovered a solitary horseman hovering at a distance before them on the plain.
After much manoeuvring, the wild horseman was at length brought to a parley; but even then he conducted himself with the caution of a knowing prowler of the prairies.
Filled with amazement and terror by this apparition of a horseman in the sky-half believing himself the chosen scribe of some new apocalypse, the officer was overcome by the intensity of his emotions; his legs failed him and he fell.
If now you should turn your head you would see a simultaneous movement among the spectators a start, as if they had received an electric shock - and looking forward again to the now distant horseman you would see that he has in that instant altered his direction and is riding at an angle to his former course.
Our horseman, now within a quarter of a mile of the crest, suddenly wheels to the left and gallops in a direction parallel to it.
"Madame," said he, "I am the lieutenant of the musketeers, and there is on the road a horseman who awaits you, and is desirous of paying his respects to you."
The Horseman's Song, the sixth entry in the saga (and a prequel to the other Bora mysteries), adds a provocative twist, with Bora investigating the murder of legendary poet Federico Garcia Lorca -- an unsolved case in real life.
Derek Ryder, aka 'Horseman' passed away on Friday, according to a statement released on his son's Twitter account.
Exhibitors compete in the categories of Showmanship and Horsemanship/Gaited Equitation to receive Champion and Reserve Champion Pony and Horseman. Champion Pony (all ages) went to Mollie Peterson and Reserve Champion Pony went to Shelby Pribble.
It was the moment of reckoning and here the horseman and horsewoman faced either the fulfilment or the demise of their dream to ride to glory, win and snatch the trophy.
Galloway presents rigorous analysis and warns that a Fifth Horseman is on the way, whether Microsoft, Uber, Starbucks or a player to be named later.
After waiting for over a year, "BoJack Horseman" Season 4 is finally airing this week.