bred bred  /b ˈrɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
  2. (n) a special type
  3. (v) call forth
  4. (v) copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  5. (v) cause to procreate (animals)
  6. (v) have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Two years ago, zoologists imported American bison cows, bred them with aurochs bulls.
  2. Slightly crossed with standard-bred horses, they make excellent saddlers.
  3. Animal-rights advocates contend that commercially bred dogs can be spared much of their misery with just the most basic improvements.

News

  1. All News

    Bayou circuit legend and all-time Louisiana-bred earnings leader Star Guitar was named Louisiana Horse of the Year for the fourth consecutive year last week. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association held its annual meeting on June 8 at Fair ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Arlington Park: La Tia impresses in Lincoln Heritage

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The Illinois-bred filly La Tia was a good 3-year-old, stepping out of statebred-restricted competition to win the Grade 3 Arlington Oaks and the $153,000 La Lorgnette at Woodbine. But from the appearance of things, she might be even better at 4.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Star Guitar scores four-peat as Louisiana Horse of the Year

    Bayou circuit legend and all-time Louisiana-bred earnings leader Star Guitar was named Louisiana Horse of the Year for the fourth consecutive year last week. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association held its annual meeting on June 8 at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, where it also honored several other prominent Louisiana-bred horses and state breeders.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. "The biggest upside is we feel this filly is bred for this race," Pletcher said of the daughter of 1992 Belmont winner AP Indy.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Todd Pletcher Source: USA Today

  2. "He's the captain, a born-and-bred Tottenham fan who came through the ranks," said striker Robbie Keane, who has filled in as captain during King's absence. "Of course we'd like him to be playing in the game as well, a team with Ledley King...
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Robbie Keane Source: Goal.com

  3. "While I believe I'm good enough to play Test cricket for England, I've decided taken the decision now to try and play for Ireland again," Joyce said. "I'ma born and bred Irishman."
    on May 24, 2010 By: Ed Joyce Source: CITY A.M.

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