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So you wish me to set up as a breeder of young horses, do you, Socrates?

This becomes a source of great annoyance and loss to the breeder.

Slinking is one of the greatest pests to which a breeder is subjected.

Great care, therefore, must be taken by the breeder when his calves are weaned.

I have also been assured by a breeder that this is the case.

The breeder in this case does not produce the elements of the variation.

Get thee to a nunnery: Why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?

Improvement is after all the keynote to the breeder's operations.

Every breeder throughout the world had known it for centuries.

That which takes the place of the breeder and selector in nature is Death.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "one who produces or originates," agent noun from breed (v.). Meaning "one who breeds cattle" or some other animal is recorded from 1530s. Of nuclear reactors, from 1948. As a scornful homosexual term for "heterosexual person," attested from 1986.

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