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Definition of "high-bred" []

  • Bred in high life; of pure blood. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "high-bred" in a sentence
  • "Matthew Staver for The Wall Street Journal Mrs. Hill included scores of prominent families in the register but she herself would only regularly associate with those she deemed the most high-bred."
  • "She was educated-convent-bred, possibly-and spoke perfect English and better French, her manners were impeccable, and she was as beautiful as only a high-bred octoroon fancy can be, with a figurehead like St Cecilia and a body that would have brought a stone idol howling off its pedestal."
  • "But against that I argue that the vulgar, cracker-voiced hoyden of Washing-ton was as unlike the high-bred frigid midget of Greystones as could be."