catch colt

According to The Dictionary of American Regional English:

"catch colt n ... chiefly West, Inland Nth See Maps 1 The offpsring of a mare bred accidentally. 1940-41 Cassidy ! WI Atlas csWI,, Catch-- Colt that was unintentionally bred. 1958 AmSp 33.271, Ketch-colt. An offspring obviously not from the herd sire.
2 By ext: a child born out of wedlock."

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