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bred Line breaks: bred

Definition of bred in English:

past and past participle of breed.


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(Of a person or animal) reared in a specified environment or way: the bareness of the scene intimidated the city-bred Elizabeth
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  • As Luni rode through town, mounted on his exquisitely bred horse, she decided that life with him might not be so bad.
  • Much of the delivery work was done by half-draft or specially bred horses.
  • Specially bred horses (all stallions no more than 14 hands high) were fed and housed in lavish stables and great forts.

Words that rhyme with bred

abed, ahead, bed, behead, Birkenhead, bled, bread, coed, cred, crossbred, dead, dread, Ed, embed, Enzed, fed, fled, Fred, gainsaid, head, infrared, ked, lead, led, Med, misled, misread, Ned, outspread, premed, pure-bred, read, red, redd, said, samoyed, shed, shred, sked, sled, sped, Spithead, spread, stead, ted, thread, tread, underbred, underfed, wed

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