Upbreed Up*breed" ([u^]p*br[=e]d"), v. t. To rear, or bring up; to nurse. ``Upbred in a foreign country.'' --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

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  • upbreed — verb To rear, or bring up; to nurse. , Upbred in a foreign country …   Wiktionary

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  • up|breed — «UHP BREED», transitive verb, bred, breed|ing. to improve the quality of by mating with superior strains or breeds: »The technique of artificial insemination helps a farmer with poor herds to upbreed his herd only by slow stages (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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