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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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New Delhi [India], Dec 11 ( ANI ): And the news finally comes from the horse's mouth!
The result is a vivid collection 'from the horse's mouth' that covers all kinds of scenarios.
Talk about hearing it from the horse's mouth, am I the only one here in the North East who is in despair at the calibre of politicians we have currently representing us in all political parties?
7 -- We have already started seeing it and now here is the confirmation from the horse's mouth. Intel has officially said that their processors will work on dual-boot computers that run both Android and Windows OS.
However, Halpern acted fast and grabbed the fingertip from the horse's mouth before it could swallow it, CBS Local (http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/09/16/s-fl-doctor-uses-new-technology-to-re-grow-mans-finger/#.UjeG2eYc0h4.twitter) reported .
It's "rein." And you can get that one from the horse's mouth.
GOOD dental hygiene is important for all creatures - and that's straight from the horse's mouth.
Water is continuously pumped on to the rasp to ensure it never gets too hot and that the horse's mouth stays wet.
The festival opens with From the Horse's Mouth, in which veterans of the field, from Martine van Hamel to Douglas Dunn to DM's Wendy Perron, dance and tell stories.
This one's straight from the horse's mouth. Tips and tricks that will help you rein over the ranch.
People know what I'm like with refs but it was good to hear a few things from the horse's mouth, although he didn't change my mind about anything I've seen.
HERE is a report straight from the horse's mouth. HD Guru, a popular technology blog in the US, broke this news a few days ago ( feel happy for your American cousins, but cringe at your own bad luck): " DirecTV intends to launch the first US 3D HDTV channel early next year.