first cross

first cross

the F1 generation; the first generation of crosses between animals of two pure breeds.
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At the first cross street Andrea stopped his horse, and Caderousse leaped out.
The offspring from the first cross between two pure breeds is tolerably and sometimes (as I have found with pigeons) extremely uniform, and everything seems simple enough; but when these mongrels are crossed one with another for several generations, hardly two of them will be alike, and then the extreme difficulty, or rather utter hopelessness, of the task becomes apparent.
The first lady was Liverpool Harrier junior athlete Rebecca Donohue who impressed in her first cross country outing of the season.
TEAMWORK was the name of the game for Holmfirth's athletes in action in Guiseley on Sunday for the first cross country league fixture of the new season.
Summary: India and Myanmar operationalised their first cross border optical fibre telephone link worth 7 million US dollars at Mandalay in Myanmar on Sunday.
THE Queen laid a wreath yesterday to mark the 60th anniversary of the unveiling of the first Cross of Sacrifice to be completed after World War II.
The cross is fashioned from the first cross he carried, which measured 12 feet by six feet, and will accompany a tiny Bible, to orbit the world.