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General Crossword Questions for “foal”

  • Young horse
  • Young of a horse

Encyclopedia

  • A foal wearing a horse blanket. A foal is an equine, particularly a horse, that is one year old or younger. When the foal is nursing from its dam (mother), it may also be called a suckling. — “Foal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Foal: a horse of either sex less than one year old. A nursing foal is sometimes called a suckling and a foal that has been weaned is called a weanling.[10] Most domesticated foals are weaned at 5 to 7 months of age, although foals can be weaned at 4 months with no adverse effects.[11]. — “Horse - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Cases reported in peer-reviewed veterinary literature are entirely of foals descended from a number of "Egyptian Arabian" or Egyptian-related bloodline groups. However, in Australia a few breeders of Crabbet-related lines have also had foals affected by LFS.[citation needed]. — “Lavender Foal Syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Let us go, Sancho, my son," said Don Quixote, "and in guerdon of this news, as unexpected as it is good, I bestow upon thee the best spoil I shall win in the first adventure I may have; or if that does not satisfy thee, I promise thee the foals I shall have this year from my three mares that thou knowest are in foal on our village common." — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • The behaviour of the young colt and foal appeared very modest, and that of the master and mistress extremely cheerful and complaisant to their guest. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • Several limes in the old garden had been cut down and a piebald mare and her foal were wandering in front of the house among the rosebushes. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • The early lilacs became part of this child, And grass and white and red morning-glories, and white and red clover, and the song of the phoebe-bird, And the Third-month lambs and the sow's pink-faint litter, and the mare's foal and the cow's calf, And the noisy brood of the barnyard or by the mire of the pond-side, And the fish suspending themselves so curiously below there, and the beautiful curious liquid, And the water-plants with their graceful flat heads, all became part of him. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman
  • When the sweet-sounding sacred pipe sounds a sacred playful sound suited to the frantic wanderers, to the mountain, to the mountain–and the Bacchant rejoicing like a foal with its mother at pasture, stirs its swift foot in the dance. — “Medea” by Euripides
  • Though thousands of miles from Oregon, still when he smells that savage musk, the rending, goring bison herds are as present as to the deserted wild foal of the prairies, which this instant they may be trampling into dust. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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