thoroughbreds

[ thur-oh-bred, -uh-bred, thuhr- ]
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That a man should know nothing of thoroughbreds was perfectly inexplicable to Gaynor.

It's the thoroughbreds that sweat when they're backed into double-harness.

And it was along the line of thoroughbreds that her thoughts were wandering.

Daliborka and three other thoroughbreds were missing from the stables.

"All of us from Oryol are thoroughbreds," he would say gravely and deliberately.

Afterward, the thoroughbreds from the foothills went side by side.

The sun had touched the zenith when the thoroughbreds stood in their stalls.

She wondered if any of her thoroughbreds at home could do as well, and thought not.

I only know of two instances where the thoroughbreds had the advantage of a contrast.

One thing is certain: thoroughbreds will pay better than mongrels.