Colt's-tooth

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Colt's-tooth one of a horse's first set of teeth;
    • Colt's-tooth (Shak.) love of youthful pleasures: wantonness
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. colt; Sw. kult, a young boar, a stout boy.

Usage

In literature:

I determined during my illness to have my colt's tooth drawn, and lo!
"A Letter Book" by George Saintsbury
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