Definition of Colt, Samuel in English:

Colt, Samuel

proper noun

  • (1814–62), US inventor. He is remembered chiefly for the revolver named after him, which he originally patented in 1836. It was adopted by the US Army in 1846. His armory at Hartford, Connecticut, advanced the manufacturing techniques of interchangeable parts and the production line.

Pronunciation:

Colt, Samuel

/kōlt/