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Fil \Fil\, obs. imp. of Fall, v. i. Fell.


n. A Nordic dairy product, similar to yoghurt, but using different bacteria which give a different taste and texture.


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Usage examples of "fil".

Apres la liasse de la mere, il passa a celle du fils, beaucoup plus volumineuse.

Julius Apollo Filmer had been accused of conspiring to murder a stable lad who had been unwise enough to say loudly and drunkenly in a Newmarket pub that he knew things about Mr.

Millington swore to get Filmer somehow, anyhow, in the future, and had made it into a personal vendetta, the pursuit of this one villain filling his mind to the exclusion of nearly everything else.

She, the witness, was a chambermaid in the hotel where Filmer had plotted.

I followed him discreetly for the rest of the afternoon, and only once did he touch base with Filmer, and then as if accidentally, as between strangers.

It was only gradually, over the ten years since Filmer had appeared on the scene, that there had been eyebrows raised, frowns of disbelief, mouths pursed in puzzlement.

Millington said the weight was mostly muscle, as Filmer spent time three days a week raising a sweat in a gym.

Derry Welfram died I drove homewards to London wondering yet again, as so many people had wondered so often, just what leverage Filmer had used on Gideon.

Yet without some overwhelming reason he would never have sold Filmer two such horses, denying himself what he most enjoyed in life.

Although the whole thing is sold out, he twisted the arms of the promoters to say they would let him have one extra ticket, and he wanted one of our Stewards, or one of the Jockey Club department heads, or me myself, to go along conspicuously, so that Filmer would know he was being closely watched and would refrain from any sins he had in mind.

He said we might be playing it, and if we could get rid of Filmer, it was worth it.

Two of his horses were certainly down to run, but Filmer himself almost never went to the midland courses of Nottingham, Leicester or Wolverhampton.

The young man with the briefcase retreated ultra-nervously and in panic ran away, and Filmer, regaining control of himself, began looking around in the general direction of stewards and pressmen to see if any of them had noticed.

I followed nervous man, not Filmer, and saw him get into the front passenger seat of a car already occupied by thin man, who still looked cross.

It seems Julius Filmer had bought a share in one of the horses travelling on the train.