a young horse, mule, or related animal, especially one that is not yet one year of age.
to give birth to (a colt or filly).
- un·foaled, adjective
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How to use foal in a sentence
She should enjoy the limelight while it lasts, because she will soon be expected to produce a foal a year.
His mare being with foal, he had chosen to make the tedious journey on foot.Earth's Enigmas | Charles G. D. Roberts
The poor mare had unfortunately been unable to procure his help—though she tried her best—in time to save her foal.Little Folks | Various
Adul had caught a kiang foal four months old, which was ill and kept always turning round.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
If health is to be preserved in early youth, the child must be treated on the same principle as a foal would be.How to be Happy Though Married | E. J. Hardy.
But Loki had run such a race with Svadilfari that shortly after he bore a grey foal with eight legs.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson | Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
British Dictionary definitions for foal
the young of a horse or related animal
to give birth to (a foal)
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