pure-bred


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adjective thoroughbred, blood, pedigree, full-blooded a pure-bred Arab horse
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pure

(ˈpjuə) adjective
1. not mixed with anything especially dirty or less valuable. pure gold.
2. clean, especially morally. pure thoughts.
3. complete; absolute. a pure accident.
4. (of sounds) clear; keeping in tune. She sang in a high pure tone.
ˈpurely adverb
ˈpureness noun
ˈpurity noun
ˈpurify (-fai) verb
to make pure. What is the best way to purify the air?
ˌpurifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˌpure-ˈblooded adjective
of unmixed race. a pure-blooded Englishman.
ˌpure-ˈbred adjective
(of animals) of unmixed breed; thoroughbred. a pure-bred Arab horse.
pure and simple
(used after a noun) nothing but. It was an accident pure and simple.
References in classic literature ?
You'll never pass as a pure-bred civilian as long as you keep that habit of carrying your handkerchief in your sleeve.
ANY OTHER PURE-BRED - Lexie Dearness, Heatherlea, Toab with Dolores, a Dutch Spotted gimmer imported from the Netherlands.
To be eligible, breeders must have a Welsh postcode, be registered with the Suffolk Sheep Society, and own at least 25 ewes producing pure-bred lambs.
We also tried to trip up the test with a Kennel Club registered, pure-bred chihuahua whose lineage we were aware of.
This was followed by a tour of the main indoor and outdoor arenas, where the world's top riders compete in events such as Chi Al Shaqab and Longines Global Champions Tour, endurance horse exercise areas and the stables housing pure-bred Arabian horses.
The pure-bred lines of the Royal Kennel were saved by Shaikha Dana Al Khalifa who registered the pure-bred Salukis since 1974 with the first FCI (World Canine Organisation) Kennel Club in the Arab world, the Kennel Club of Bahrain.
Camels of Shaikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President's Representative, won the Assayel (local pure-bred camels) competition while camels of Nasser bin Suwaid Al Mansouri dominated the Majahim (dark-skinned camels) competition.
With a mission to save endangered farm animals, the Davis family went on "an extensive search to find a pair of pure-bred breeding Poitous because many have been cross-bred with donkeys, which would compromise the conservation effort,'' Larry Davis said.
As a pure-bred pig it was once considered to be too "fatty" for the market but now consumers realise that the taste is in the fat content and it is better than the rest!
Oman is famous for its pure-bred Arabian horses and the support to the event comes within the bank's strategy to promote and preserve the country's traditions, heritage and culture.
TRD GRIFFON''S DEBUT A YEAR on from launching its GT86 at the Festival of Speed, Toyota is returning to Goodwood to give crowds first sight of a pure-bred racing version of the sports coupe.