Definition of Breed. Meaning of Breed. Synonyms of Breed
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Definition of Breed
BreedBreed Breed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bred; p. pr. & vb. n.
Breeding.] [OE. breden, AS. br[=e]dan to nourish, cherish,
keep warm, from br[=o]d brood; akin to D. broeden to brood,
OHG. bruoten, G. br["u]ten. See Brood.]
1. To produce as offspring; to bring forth; to bear; to
procreate; to generate; to beget; to hatch.
Yet every mother breeds not sons alike. --Shak.
If the sun breed maggots in a dead dog. --Shak.
2. To take care of in infancy, and through the age of youth;
to bring up; to nurse and foster.
To bring thee forth with pain, with care to breed.
Born and bred on the verge of the wilderness.
3. To educate; to instruct; to form by education; to train;
-- sometimes followed by up.
But no care was taken to breed him a Protestant.
His farm may not remove his children too far from
him, or the trade he breeds them up in. --Locke.
4. To engender; to cause; to occasion; to originate; to
produce; as, to breed a storm; to breed disease.
Lest the place And my quaint habits breed
5. To give birth to; to be the native place of; as, a pond
breeds fish; a northern country breeds stout men.
6. To raise, as any kind of stock.
7. To produce or obtain by any natural process. [Obs.]
Children would breed their teeth with less danger.
Syn: To engender; generate; beget; produce; hatch; originate;
bring up; nourish; train; instruct. BreedBreed Breed, v. i.
1. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply
itself; to be pregnant.
That they breed abundantly in the earth. --Gen.
The mother had never bred before. --Carpenter.
Ant. Is your gold and silver ewes and rams? Shy. I
can not tell. I make it breed as fast. --Shak.
2. To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to
grow, as young before birth.
3. To have birth; to be produced or multiplied.
Heavens rain grace On that which breeds between
4. To raise a breed; to get progeny.
The kind of animal which you wish to breed from.
To breed in and in, to breed from animals of the same stock
that are closely related.
Meaning of Breed from wikipedia
- A breed
is a specific group
of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance
behavior, and/or other characteristics
of the breed
uses of the term breed
to dogs include
, mixed breeds
and natural breeds
. The origins...
- The Breed
to: The Breed
(2001 film), a vampire horror
by Michael Oblowitz
(2006 film), a killer
and pony breeds
, and also includes terms
that are not necessarily standardized breeds
but are often labeled
list of cats breeds includes
and domestic × wild hybrids. The list includes established breeds recognized
- The Pomeranian
as a Pom) is a breed
of dog of the Spitz
type that is named
for the Pomerania region
in north-west Poland
and north-east Germany...
- [ˈdɔʏtʃɐ ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt]) is a breed
to large-sized working
dog that originated
in Germany. In the English
language, the breed
- London Nicole Breed
11, 1974) is an American politician
who is the 45th mayor
of the City and County
of San Francisco. She...
used to refer
to a dog breed
(or crossbreed) that is more compatible
with allergic people
than other breeds
. However, prominent...
- A mongrel, mixed-breed
dog, or mutt is a dog that does not belong
to one officially recognized breed
and is not the result
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