To breed in and in
Breed Breed, v. i. 1. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant. [1913 Webster]

That they breed abundantly in the earth. --Gen. viii. 17. [1913 Webster]

The mother had never bred before. --Carpenter. [1913 Webster]

Ant. Is your gold and silver ewes and rams? Shy. I can not tell. I make it breed as fast. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To be formed in the parent or dam; to be generated, or to grow, as young before birth. [1913 Webster]

3. To have birth; to be produced or multiplied. [1913 Webster]

Heavens rain grace On that which breeds between them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To raise a breed; to get progeny. [1913 Webster]

The kind of animal which you wish to breed from. --Gardner. [1913 Webster]

{To breed in and in}, to breed from animals of the same stock that are closely related. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • In and in breeding — Breeding Breed ing, n. 1. The act or process of generating or bearing. [1913 Webster] 2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. [1913 Webster] 3. Nurture; education; formation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In and out (disambiguation) — In and out may refer to: * In Out , a 1997 comedy film *In N Out Burger, a fast food restaurant chain in the western United States *In and Out scandal Alleged circumvention of election finance rules by the Conservative Party of Canada in the 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • South African cricket team in England in 1994 — Infobox Cricket series begin series name = South Africa in England 1994 team1 team1 name = South Africa team2 | team2 name = England from date = 23 June to date = 4 September 1994 team1 captain = Kepler Wessels team2 captain = Mike Atherton… …   Wikipedia

  • Best of Breed (Garfield and Friends) — Infobox Television episode Title = Best of Breed Series = Garfield and Friends Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 31 Airdate = November 26, 1988 Production = G011 A Writer = Mark Evanier Director = John Walker Steve Clark John Sparey Guests = Desirée …   Wikipedia

  • Breed — Breed, v. i. 1. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant. [1913 Webster] That they breed abundantly in the earth. Gen. viii. 17. [1913 Webster] The mother had never bred before. Carpenter. [1913 Webster] Ant. Is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Breed Groups (dog) — A Breed Group is a categorization of related breeds of animal by an overseeing organization, used to organize the showing of animals. In dogs, kennel clubs define the Breed Groups and decide which dog breeds are to be included in each Breed Group …   Wikipedia

  • Breed-specific legislation — (BSL), is any law, ordinance or policy which pertains to a specific dog breed or breeds, but does not affect any others. The term is most commonly used to refer to legal restrictions or prohibitions on the breeding and ownership of certain breeds …   Wikipedia

  • Breed type (dog) — Breed type in the parlance of dog fanciers refers to the qualities that define a dog breed and separate it from all other dog breeds. Breed type is outlined in the written standard for each breed, and breed type is the basis of judging in… …   Wikipedia

  • Breed — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Breed type — is the whole of the characteristics that are typical of a breed of domesticated animals. Breed type may include details of form or color that are not directly related to the economic value of the animal, and are usually defined in breed standards …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”