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Definition of the noun foal

What does foal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: foals

  1. a young horse
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: young mammal = any immature mammal
    • more specific words:
      • filly = a young female horse under the age of four
      • colt = a young male horse under the age of four
    • member of: Equus caballus / horse = solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

Alternative definition of the noun foal


  1. A young horse, especially just after birth or less than a year old.

Specialised definition of the noun foal

Glossary of sports / equestrian

a young horse (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb foal

What does foal mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: foaled | foaling | foals

  1. give birth to a foal


"Foal" is a 2010 short drama film written and directed by Christoph Rainer.

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Google previewAnalogies for Critical Thinking (2011)

Grade 6 by Ruth Foster

Hint: A foal is a male or female baby horse. Directions: Use animal names to complete the analogies correctly.

Google previewIntroduction to Animal Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A foal is an equine , particularly a horse, that is one year old or younger. More specific terms are ...

Google previewFunctional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A foal is an equine, particularly a horse, that is one year old or younger.

Google previewThe Book of the Farm (1891)

Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-labourer, Field-worker, and Cattle-man by Henry Stephens

By the time the foal is a week or ten days old it may be taught to drink the milk out of a pail, just as the hand-fed calf drinks its milk. And the method of teaching a foal to drink in this way is very similar to that pursued in learning the calf. Give the ...

Google previewNorthern Automotive Journal (1915)

GENTLE THE COLTS THE gentler the foal is the more chance there is of making a horse out of him, writes John Mason in the National Stockman and Farmer. Good manners, in the first place, are good insurance of equine safety—a point that ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

coli is another cause of acute diarrhoea in the foal.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition (2004)

by M. F. Fuller

Foal A young horse of either sex up to 1 year of chronological age, or registered age. Registered Thoroughbred (TB) foals are conventionally aged from 1 January of the year in which they are born (in the southern hemisphere TB are aged ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

FOAL (Su. Goth. folc; Sax. Fola). The young of the horse kind; the male being termed a colt foal, and the female a filly. The foal and its mother should always be well fed, and two feeds of corn, at least, be added to the green food which they get, ...

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Foal Meaning

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A young foal and an old horse draw not well together.
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Scrabble value of F4O1A1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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