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Word Example of - colt

    Example Sentences for colt

    My father put his colt into his pocket, and went to unlock the door.

    His father had given him a colt back there where they slept between sheets.

    He swept up to them, his hair stirred by the breeze and his right hand resting on the butt of his Colt.

    The other boys envied him his colt, and he meant to show it at the fair.

    Hoofbeats were coming towards the house and Hopalong peered out into the darkness to see who it was, his Colt ready.

    He straightened, his right hand falling to the butt of his Colt.

    A colt unbroken will bend himself with most extraordinary flexibility.

    He broke off and, bending swiftly, pulled his Colt from under the table.

    Does he know any more, he himself, than the wild ass's colt?

    For thou stoppedst in thy speech like a colt before a wood snake.

Word Origin & History of - colt

    Word Origin & History

    colt O.E. colt, originally "young ass," in Biblical translations also used for "young camel," probably from P.Gmc. *kultaz and akin to child. Applied to persons from early 13c. The type of revolver (1838) was originally the manufacture of U.S. gunsmith Samuel Colt (1814-1862).