In foal
Foal Foal (f[=o]l), n. [OE. fole, AS. fola; akin to OHG. folo, G. fohlen, Goth. fula, Icel. foli, Sw. f[*a]le, Gr. pw^los, L. pullus a young animal. Cf. {Filly}, {Poultry}, {Pullet}.] (Zo["o].) The young of any animal of the Horse family {(Equid[ae])}; a colt; a filly. [1913 Webster]

{Foal teeth} (Zo["o]l.), the first set of teeth of a horse.

{In foal}, {With foal}, being with young; pregnant; -- said of a mare or she ass. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • in foal — phrasal or with foal : pregnant used of a mare * * * in foal or with foal (of a mare) pregnant • • • Main Entry: ↑foal * * * in (or with) foal (of a mare) pregnant * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • in foal — phrasal pregnant 4 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Foal — (f[=o]l), n. [OE. fole, AS. fola; akin to OHG. folo, G. fohlen, Goth. fula, Icel. foli, Sw. f[*a]le, Gr. pw^los, L. pullus a young animal. Cf. {Filly}, {Poultry}, {Pullet}.] (Zo[ o].) The young of any animal of the Horse family {(Equid[ae])}; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foal teeth — Foal Foal (f[=o]l), n. [OE. fole, AS. fola; akin to OHG. folo, G. fohlen, Goth. fula, Icel. foli, Sw. f[*a]le, Gr. pw^los, L. pullus a young animal. Cf. {Filly}, {Poultry}, {Pullet}.] (Zo[ o].) The young of any animal of the Horse family… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foal|y — «FOH lee», adjective. (of a mare) in foal …   Useful english dictionary

  • in calf —    pregnant    Literally of cows, vulgarly of women. Also as in foal, pig, pod, and pup:     [Queen Victoria] had just discovered that she was in foal for the ninth time. (Fraser, 1975)     I m in pig, what d you think of that? A most hideous… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • in — /ɪn / (say in) preposition a particle expressing: 1. inclusion within space or limits, a whole, material or immaterial surroundings, etc.: in the city; in the army; in politics. 2. inclusion within, or occurrence during the course of or at the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Foal — A foal is a horse that is one year old or younger. More specific terms are colt for a male foal and filly for a female foal. When the foal is nursing its dam (mother), it may also be called a suckling . After the young horse has been weaned from… …   Wikipedia

  • foal — n. & v. n. the young of a horse or related animal. v.tr. (of a mare etc.) give birth to (a foal). Phrases and idioms: in (or with) foal (of a mare etc.) pregnant. Etymology: OE fola f. Gmc: cf. FILLY …   Useful english dictionary

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