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Of this breed there are supposed to be about three millions in our Southern provinces.
They are, in short, "We the people," this breed called Americans.
The silkworm-rearers are now taught to breed from healthy moths only.
Daniel Claus had set up a pack of hounds, equal in breed to Sir William's.
The swan is said to breed wild now no further away than the North of Sweden.
"I never liked the breed, any way you look at 'em," Baumberger stated calmly.
A very good thing, at least, for the country, to improve the breed of cattle.
The mere presence of game does not breed in him a lust to slaughter something.
The result was, the introduction into Scotland of the celebrated Cheviot breed.
Unhappily, there are too many of your breed in that part already.
Old English bredan "bring young to birth, carry," also "cherish, keep warm," from West Germanic *brodjan (cf. Old High German bruoten, German brüten "to brood, hatch"), from *brod- "fetus, hatchling," from PIE *bhreue- "burn, heat" (see brood (n.)). Original notion of the word was incubation, warming to hatch. Sense of "grow up, be reared" (in a clan, etc.) is late 14c. Related: Bred; breeding.