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noun as in colt

noun as in foal

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noun as in horse

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A few hours later, a Forest Service official would shoot the filly to end her suffering.

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As Nixon approached, the filly took off, racing past the dead bodies of Raven and her mother.

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But on May 30, Jackson announced he would not enter his filly, claiming she “deserves a well-earned vacation.”

Hen scarts and filly tails, make lofty ships wear lowly sails.

When the bay filly threw me last winter and broke my arm I thought I was part bone.

She forced aside the all-too-affectionate, bay filly who crowded upon her, shot back the bar of the gate and relocked it.

I sold my Rosemary filly to-day on the course to Bentman the bookie, and he paid me in notes.

The fellow's mad over losing the price of that filly now she's won the Cambridgeshire.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to filly, such as: youngster, youngling, sapling, rookie, and fledgling.

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