(redirected from horses around)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
"We''d had a bad hold-up with frost before Christmas and in the race at Leopardstown he had to do the donkey work for, on paper, the best two horses around in Sizing Europe and Captain Cee Bee.
MY Christmas was spoiled by two things on TV, firstly seeing jockeys whipping innocent horses around the track with thousands screaming encouragement.
The Bedouin are among the earliest known people to document the breeding of their Arabian horses around 1330.
What a shame this is, not only for all the children who use the facility but also for people like myself who just enjoyed seeing the horses around the area.
WONDER WAIL: Little Anais yells out for mum to pick her up after a ride on the slide; SPRINGALONG: She horses around; SWINGALONG: A push from mum
Hooligan behaviour by people with their dogs is known to break out at times, on the surrounding public greens, even entry onto private meadows, often in the dark, to chase the horses around perhaps, leaving litter of all sorts including glass bottles.
He added: "There are plenty of horses around as good as mine, so I'll be careful where I place him; we're talking about only another two wins.