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filly

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noun fil·ly \ˈfi-lē\

Simple Definition of filly

  • : a young female horse

Full Definition of filly

plural fillies

  1. 1 :  a young female horse usually of less than four years

  2. 2 :  a young woman :  girl

Examples of filly

  1. <she's still a filly, so she has plenty of time to decide what she wants to do in life>



Origin of filly

Middle English fyly, from Old Norse fylja; akin to Old English fola foal


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with filly



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