noun, plural fil·lies.
- fillister head,
- fillmore, millard,
- film badge,
- film clip,
- film colour
Origin of filly
Examples from the Web for filly
But on May 30, Jackson announced he would not enter his filly, claiming she “deserves a well-earned vacation.”
Neil had brought the filly with him, and Lincoln hitched right up and took him to the station.Kilmeny of the Orchard|Lucy Maud Montgomery
He ate scarcely any dinner and roved restlessly about until it was time to take the filly to the paddock.
I hardly heard him; I was already putting the filly at it for the second time.All on the Irish Shore|E. Somerville and Martin Ross
With the filly she listened, and then smiled as she heard the sound of a horse's feet coming along the track through the scrub.Tom Gerrard|Louis Becke
And he, who could thus calmly calculate so trifling a loss, was £50,000 poorer by his filly's failure to win the Plate!Love Romances of the Aristocracy|Thornton Hall
noun plural -lies
Word Origin for filly
c.1400, fyly, possibly from Old Norse fylja, fem. of foli "foal" (see foal (n.)). Slang sense of "young girl" is from 1610s.