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bred

 (brĕd)
v.
Past tense and past participle of breed.

bred

(brɛd)
vb
the past tense and past participle of breed
n
derogatory slang Austral a person who lives in a small remote place
[sense 2: diminutive form of inbred]

breed

(brid)

v. bred, breed•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to produce (offspring); procreate.
2. to produce by mating; propagate sexually; reproduce.
3. to cause (plants or animals) to reproduce and usu. to be improved by selection.
4. to give rise to; engender; produce: Dirt breeds disease.
5. to develop by training or education; bring up; rear: born and bred a gentleman.
6. to impregnate; mate: to breed a mare.
7. to produce more fissile nuclear fuel than is consumed in a reactor.
v.i.
8. to produce offspring.
9. to be engendered or produced; grow.
n.
10. a relatively homogenous group of animals within a species, developed and maintained by humans.
11. lineage; stock; strain.
12. sort; kind; group.
[before 1000; Middle English breden, Old English brēdan to nourish]
Translations
مُربّـى
čistokrevnývychovaný
velopdragen
nevelttenyésztett
borinn og barnfæddur, uppalinnræktaîur
eğitilmişüretilmişyetiştirilmiş

breed

(briːd) past tense, past participle bred (bred) verb
1. to produce young. Rabbits breed often.
2. to keep animals for the purpose of breeding young. I breed dogs and sell them as pets.
noun
a type, variety or species (of animal). a breed of dog.
bred (bred) adjective
(often as part of a word).
1. (of people) brought up in a certain way or place. a well-bred young lady; American born and bred.
2. (of animals) brought up or reared in a certain way. a pure-bred dog.
ˈbreeding noun
education and training; good manners. a man of good breeding.
References in classic literature ?
I made his honour my most humble acknowledgments for the good opinion he was pleased to conceive of me, but assured him at the same time, "that my birth was of the lower sort, having been born of plain honest parents, who were just able to give me a tolerable education; that nobility, among us, was altogether a different thing from the idea he had of it; that our young noblemen are bred from their childhood in idleness and luxury; that, as soon as years will permit, they consume their vigour, and contract odious diseases among lewd females; and when their fortunes are almost ruined, they marry some woman of mean birth, disagreeable person, and unsound constitution (merely for the sake of money), whom they hate and despise.
For as offspring resemble their parents, so usury is money bred of money.
The result has since shown that "what is bred in the bone will break out in the flesh.
He had bred true to the straight wolf-stock--in fact, he had bred true to old One Eye himself, physically, with but a single exception, and that was he had two eyes to his father's one.
But can you use different animals for the same purpose, unless they are bred and fed in the same way?
The medium-size breed is a rough-coated scent hound bred for hunting rabbit and larger game like boar and deer, (http://www.
Commercial breeders bred them to be smaller and more efficient at egg production.
The winner of the Market Beef Bred and Owned Champion plaque and gift card was Eran Oglesby.
Ocicats are now seen at many cat shows, and though they are bred for their spots, they are also seen with four other coat patterns, including ticked, classic tabby, solid, and pointed.
Jim Adkins, founder of the Sustainable Poultry Network-USA, worked for years in the poultry industry before despairing of its exclusive use of hybrids bred for confinement.
Wallridge Moor Whistler, bred by Caroline Anderson, was first-placed Shearling tup, Male Champion and overall Breed Champion.