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Definitions and meaning of colt



From Middle English colt, from Old English colt (young donkey, young camel), from Proto-Germanic *kultaz (plump; stump; thick shape, bulb), from Proto-Indo-European *gelt- (something round, pregnant belly, child in the womb), from *gel- (to ball up, amass). Cognate with Faroese koltur (colt, foal) Norwegian kult (treestump), Swedish kult (young boar, boy, lad). Related to child.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəʊlt/, [kɔʊlt], (also) /kɒlt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /koʊlt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊlt


colt (plural colts)

  1. A young male horse.
    Coordinate term: filly
  2. A young crane (bird).
  3. (figurative) A youthful or inexperienced person; a novice.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, I. ii. 38:
      Ay, that's a colt indeed, for he doth nothing but / talk of his horse, and he makes it a great appropriation to / his own good parts that he can shoe him himself.
  4. (nautical) A short piece of rope once used by petty officers as an instrument of punishment.
  5. (biblical) A young camel or donkey.

Derived terms

  • colt's tooth



colt (third-person singular simple present colts, present participle colting, simple past and past participle colted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To horse; to get with young.
    • 1610, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Cymbeline, II. iv. 133:
      Never talk on't: / She hath been colted by him.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To befool.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1, II. ii. 36:
      What a plague mean ye to colt me thus?
  3. To frisk or frolic like a colt; to act licentiously or wantonly.
    • 1598, Edmund Spenser, A Vewe of the Present State of Irelande
      They shook off their bridles and began to colt.


  • (to act licentiously or wantonly): See Thesaurus:harlotize

See also

  • stallion, mare, foal, filly, horseling

Further reading

  • colt on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • colt in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


  • clot

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • colte


From Old English colt, from Proto-Germanic *kultaz.


  • IPA(key): /kɔlt/, /kɔːlt/


colt (plural coltes)

  1. A juvenile equid or camel; a colt.
  2. (derogatory, rare) A human child.


  • English: colt
  • Scots: colt, cout, cowt
  • Yola: caule


  • “colt (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-08-12.

  • to cheat, defraud.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)