Filly

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Filly

Origin: cf. Icel. Fylia, fr. Foli foal. See foal.

1. (Science: zoology) a female foal or colt; a young mare. Cf. Colt, foal. Neighing in likeness of a filly foal. (Shak)

2. A lively, spirited young girl.