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foal
used in Beloved

3 uses
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Definition
a young horse; or giving birth to a young horse
  • Picking her way through the brush she hollered back to Sethe, "What you gonna do, just lay there and foal?"
    One (20% in)
  • He would have to trade this here one for $900 if he could get it, and set out to secure the breeding one, her foal and the other one, if he found him.
    Two (89% in)
  • And maybe with the breeding one, her three pickaninnies and whatever the foal might be, he and his nephews would have seven niggers and Sweet Home would be worth the trouble it was causing him.
    Two (89% in)

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