purebred

(redirected from Wellbred)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

purebred

(pyo͝or′brĕd′)
adj.
Of or relating to an animal having both parents of the same breed or variety.
n. (pyo͝or′brĕd′)
A purebred animal.

purebred

progeny derived from at least several generations of animals of the same breed.

purebred herds
herds (or flocks) composed of purebred animals. Not necessarily registered animals. Distinct from crossbred herds.
purebred pedigree
pedigree of a purebred animal.
References in periodicals archive ?
I just hope it is a wellbred dog like myself that wins instead of a mutt like Fawks.
00) is a wellbred filly, who cost 200,000 guineas as a yearling.
THIS being the 100th anniversary of the birth of James Bond creator, Ian Fleming, get ready for plenty of immaculate, wellbred, superspy sexism over the next few months.
He is very wellbred, is an excellent individual to look at and has Group form already in the book.
Something of the flavour of the period may be suggested by an exchange which took place one afternoon between the sparky junior librarian, already mentioned, and a wellbred elderly man who turned out to be a descendant of a nineteenth-century Mayoral family and a former member of the Montevideo Jockey Club:
Some 200 spectators were there to offer wellbred cheers as Spencer collected his ``gold champion prize.
Although skeptical of some of Sidgwick's ideas (Sidgwick said that Sorley listening to his lectures was like a wellbred atheist listening to a sermon), Sorley spoke of his powerful intellectual and moral influence upon students and was later instrumental in having Ward appointed Gifford Lecturer at Aberdeen.
Mr Minford, who is also an economic adviser to the Julian Hodge Bank, added: "Mrs T, as inevitably I shall always think of her, swung her handbag thoroughly in a policy world largely dominated by wellbred men who wanted to patronise her.
Another typically wellbred filly off Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms production line, Pavlosk was unraced as a juvenile, but looked destined for big things after winning her first two starts at Newbury and York in the spring of last year.
It was Philip who chose his son and daughter's schools: Charles was packed off to Cheam, a preparatory school preparing boys to enter public schools, Anne went, finally, to Benenden, the Home Counties' boarding school for wellbred girls whose parents had everything.
He's going to be keen to notch up a decent win before the Flat staggers to a close and might just do it in this Group 3 thanks to this wellbred colt.