Fil"ly (?), n.; pl. Fillies (#). [Cf. Icel. fylia, fr. foli foal. See Foal.]

1. Zool.

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.

[Colloq.]

Addison.

 

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