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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 eyewitness said: ``They were just horsing around before then suddenly it was a serious fight.
COUNTRYSIDE: I enjoyed the article on kids and horses "Oregon Kids Stay Out of Trouble by Horsing Around," in the May/June issue.
The horsing around can force the exchange judge to change his position at the exchange zone and create problems for the starter, who may wind up without a clue about the position of the flag.
I REFER to Frankie Dettori's high-profile promotion of his video named Horsing Around which was repeatedly shown throughout Channel 4's racing coverage on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14.
Why go all that distance when, with a little imagination, they could prove that Rudyard Kipling was just horsing around when he wrote, "East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet"?
Artistic director Robert Denvers has followed this up with a lighthearted swashbuckler of a ballet that keeps the men in the company busy from beginning to end, leaping, fencing, jumping, and horsing around while, for once, the women in the corps de ballet must content themselves with a few short sections.
Sylvester was fined for horsing around when he should have been racing his around.
The exclusive behind-the-scenes look at &uot;Pretty Woman&uot; includes captured moments of the stars interacting when the camera was not rolling, as well as Roberts and Gere both horsing around (literally and figuratively) during filming.
UST's captain said she won't be spending a lot of time in the beaches of Cebu, despite growing up near one; instead she has her sights on horsing around swimming pools.