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Definition of Coltishness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coltishness
Literary usage of Coltishness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Social Science by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, American Social Science Association, Isaac Franklin Russell (1881)
"The experts thus brought together for a few weeks would form a senatus academicus, not for the purpose of guarding the morals or restraining the coltishness ..."
2. Home Life in America by Katherine Graves Busbey (1910)
"... devices for exciting pleasure with all the coltishness of a village picnic. It is not so different from the summer life in other cities, except that it ..."
3. The Glory of the Coming: What Mine Eyes Have Seen of Americans in Action in by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1918)
"Give them twenty-four hours for rest and mental adjustment, and the coltishness of youth returns to them in ample measure, especially if there is a victory ..."
4. The Book of Daniel Drew: A Glimpse of the Fisk-Gould-Tweed Régime from the by Bouck White (1910)
"Or you can sometimes burn into a horse's teeth the marks which go with coltishness. With thick- winded animals a good dose of tar poured down the throat ..."
5. The Void of War: Letters from Three Fronts by Reginald John Farrer (1918)
"A woman is as old as Cleopatra by the time she is six, but a man keeps hold of his coltishness to the end of his days. The most learned and capable and ..."
6. Proceedings by American Society for Engineering Education (1905)
"We give them enough to do, so that we have had no trouble at all with what is known as coltishness or ..."