Definition of bred in English:


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Pronunciation: /brɛd
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
More example sentences
  • 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.

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