Yearling meaning

yîrlĭng
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A racehorse that is one year old, dating from January 1 of the year in which it was foaled in the Northern Hemisphere, and from July 1 or August 1 in the Southern Hemisphere.
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An animal one year old or in its second year of life.
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A horse one year old: all thoroughbreds' birthdays are arbitrarily set at January 1, at which time a foal born on any date of the preceding year is reckoned one year old.
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Being a year old.
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An animal that is between one and two years old.
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A racehorse that is considered to be one year old until a subsequent January 1st.
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An animal that is one year old or has not completed its second year.
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Origin of yearling

  • year +"Ž -ling

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