Yearling (noun)

  1. A young animal, especially a horse, sheep, or deer, that is between one and two years old.
  2. A young person or thing of a specified age.


From the adjective yearling + -s.


  1. The farmer bought several yearlings to raise and sell as adult animals.
  2. The yearlings were separated from their mothers and put into a pasture to graze.
  3. The yearling deer were curious and approached the visitors, allowing them to get a close look.
  4. The young couple adopted a yearling dog from the animal shelter.
  5. The yearling was the youngest player on the team, but showed great potential and skill.
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