n. young of the equine genus or horse kind of animals; young, foolish fellow
The farmer did not wish to sell his fine colt, but when the horse dealer tickled his palm with a few hundred dollars, he consented.
Sentence in Classic:
The tour began with a view of the stables, where the party saw two mares (the one a grey, and the other a roan) and a colt; which latter animal, though far from showy, Nozdrev declared to have cost him ten thousand roubles.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The behaviour of the young colt and foal appeared very modest, and that of the master and mistress extremely cheerful and complaisant to their guest.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The knight agreed to try, and got on slowly but surely, for the colt was a gallant fellow, and soon learned to love his new master, though he was freakish and wild.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Gaining the more open water, the bracing breeze waxed fresh; the little Moss tossed the quick foam from her bows, as a young colt his snortings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Cutter thought he knew a great deal about horses, and usually had a colt which he was training for the track.
With one of these in his fingers, Sam approached the colt, stroked and patted, and seemed apparently busy in soothing his agitation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context