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pedigree

pe duh gree

  • n  the descendants of one individual
  • n  line of descent of a purebred animal
  • n  ancestry of a purebred animal
  • s  having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal

  • For some reason, knowledge of his racial pedigree had to precede even the mention of his politics--as if the pedigree inevitably explained the politics.
  • Indeed, the bank's pedigree was so distinguished that it did not have a logo, it had a crest.
  • The opinion of many of them, including me, was that there might be a meeting of pornography, which had quickly established a kind of artistic pedigree, and Hollywood, which was .
News & Articles

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    Pedigree profiles, sale histories, and background information on all 14 entrants in the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown.
    June 13, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • ScaleArc Named One of the Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch by CIO.com
    Scalearc Selected Based on Public Voting, Level of Funding, Pedigree of Management Team, and Viability of Product Roadmap (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10832606.htm
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • The best sentences we read today
    But verbing nouns has a long pedigree in English wordplay, as the greatest verber of all testifies.
    June 12, 2013 - Washington Post
Quotes

  • Shane Mosley in San Jose Mercury News
    I know his pedigree, I know his style,Mosley said. "Everything's perfect. We've watched a lot of fight films. We've worked on my strengths, my weaknesses. My father really respects Naazim, the way he does things."
  • Barack Obama in Northwest Cable News
    This moment - this election - is our chance to keep, in the 21st Century, the American promise alive,Obama said. "I realize that I am not the likeliest candidate for this office. I don't fit the typical pedigree, and I haven't spent my...
  • Todd Pletcher in Forbes
    Arguably, she has the best pedigree for this race any horse could ever have,Pletcher said.

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