- A young horse or related animal.More example sentences
- Most prepared diets for foals and young growing horses are extremely high in sugar.
- Most predation probably occurs on foals and elderly animals.
- The entire tribe, excepting young foals and their mothers, was out, fighting.
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- 1(Of a mare) give birth to a foal.More example sentences
- Middlesex Drive will stand for $2,500, with special consideration to mares foaling in Pennsylvania.
- His stud fee has been set at $2,500, with a $500 discount to mares foaling in the state.
- Three to six weeks before foaling, the mare's udder usually begins to develop.
- 1.1 (be foaled) (Of a foal) be born.More example sentences
- The overall statistics include 157 progeny covered by North American stallions that were foaled outside the continent.
- The overall statistics include 185 progeny sired by North American stallions that were foaled abroad.
- Her last foal was the Storm Cat filly Dreamlike, who was foaled in 1997 but is unraced.
in (or with) foal
- (Of a mare) pregnant.More example sentences
- He is waiting to see if one of his precious mares is in foal.
- There are mares in foal in nearby fields on top of the fact that it is lambing season.
- She stopped at the stall of a bay mare heavy with foal.
Old English fola, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch veulen and German Fohlen, also to filly.