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  • noun Plural form of filly.


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  • I think "fillies" are more in our line, and that in spite of every floor in the house being scrubbed daily with strong soda and water.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 102, June, 1876 Various

  • Eibar Coa was named to ride both fillies, meaning one must scratch.

    Thoroughbred News | 2010

  • She is one of Hills favorite 'fillies' and is really another Chuck E Skruumer in a skirt.

    Latest Articles 2009

  • Charlie Riedel/Associated Press Sandy Lamp, from Louisville, Ky., watched the seventh race before the Kentucky Oaks race for three-year-old fillies.

    The Day Before the Derby 2011

  • Ascot 2.40 Despite still showing signs of inexperience, Russelliana had some very smart fillies behind when second in the Cherry Hinton Stakes a fortnight ago.

    Talking Horses | Will Hayler 2011

  • Gavin seems happier than I've ever seen him in Bachelor world, where he lives the life of supermodel Sultan, wooing compliant, star-stuck ladies in deserted theme parks, providing them with burlesque ie stripping classes, going on excursions to clifftop picnics where shrieking fillies are made to hurtle across the cliffs by Tarzan slide, clinging round his powerful torso.

    The Bachelor: Grace Dent's TV OD 2011

  • It is an empathetic observation the right-on find difficult to swallow, but this is a sport whose dominant female rider is routinely referred to as "the Head-Turner" and whose flagship magazine show, the Morning Line, contained an among‑boys joke about servicing Japanese fillies minutes after Casey and Moore appeared last Saturday.

    The landmarks and pitfalls of racing's gender agenda | Lydia Hislop 2011

  • Mr. Flay, who buys two or three horses a year, each for $800,000 or more, says his business plan calls for buying more expensive fillies that are "proven entities" and can generate income for breeding if they don't win races.

    Bargain Hunters Go Off to the Races Robert Frank 2011

  • He actually did better siring fillies than he did colts.

    NPR's Julie Rovner Reviews 'Secretariat' 2010

  • He actually did better siring fillies than he did colts.

    NPR's Julie Rovner Reviews 'Secretariat' 2010


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