Definition of 'filly'
Example sentences containing 'filly'
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She is as good a filly as there is.The Sun (2012)
She is a very good filly and has been unlucky.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2014)
She looks a smart young filly.The Sun (2015) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2013) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2006)
She's an extremely good filly.The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We've had a lot of good fillies in our time and she's up there with them.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She beat the boys at Donny last time and will be too good in this fillies' race.The Sun (2009) The Sun (2016)
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