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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A young female horse under the age of four.

Usage examples (34)
  • I think the filly is a better horse than Mine That Bird, bar none.
  • The filly is the second foal out of the mare, following a
  • "The filly is a freak," said Gio Ponti's trainer Christophe Clement.
  • The filly was her own property, and she was breaking it for her own riding. for more
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  • A "fillet" is a lacy headband while a "filet" is a thin steak or strip of boneless meat or fish. A "filly" is a young female horse and "file" is a sassafras powder used in New Orleans-style cooking.
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