What does the word yearling mean?

Usage examples for yearling

  1. It has grown to an enormous beast, and costs too much to feed; Isak is taking it down to the village, to bring up a suitable yearling in exchange. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. Another sale took place, which I attended, and I quote the prices:- Yearling bull, 1, 000 dollars; ditto heifer, 1, 500. Cows, of full Durham blood, but bred in Kentucky, 1, 245 dollars; ditto, 1, 235 dollars. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  3. Cub- Right is the right of the Yearling. – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling