broodmare
noun Date: 1792 a mare kept for breeding

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  • broodmare — roodmare n. a female horse used for breeding. Syn: stud mare. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broodmare — [bro͞od′mer΄] n. a mare kept for breeding …   English World dictionary

  • broodmare — /broohd mair /, n. a mare used for breeding. [1875 80; BROOD + MARE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • broodmare — noun A mare used for breeding …   Wiktionary

  • broodmare — A female horse that is used strictly for breeding …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • broodmare — brood•mare [[t]ˈbrudˌmɛər[/t]] n. dch a mare used for breeding • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • broodmare — /ˈbrudmɛə/ (say broohdmair) noun a mare kept for breeding purposes. Compare racemare …   Australian English dictionary

  • broodmare — noun a female horse used for breeding • Syn: ↑stud mare • Hypernyms: ↑mare, ↑female horse * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a mare kept for breeding * * * /broohd mair /, n. a mare used for breeding. [1875 80; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leading broodmare sire in Great Britain & Ireland — The list below shows the leading sire of broodmares in Great Britain and Ireland for each year since 1899. This is determined by the amount of prizemoney won during the year by racehorses which were foaled by a daughter of the sire. * 1899… …   Wikipedia

  • Leading broodmare sire in North America — The list below shows the leading sire of broodmares in North America for each year since 1924. This is determined by the amount of prizemoney won during the year by racehorses which were foaled by a daughter of the sire. * 1924 Star Shoot * 1925… …   Wikipedia

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