Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To breed from animals of one race or breed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At dawn, our past thoroughly excavated, he admitted what he had done: too big to keep in our small place, in the early afternoon he settled Rocco into a palatial home with owners honed to care for a pure-breed who knew how to love.

    Things I Should Have Done - #5

  • Varjak is not very popular among the family – pure-breed Mesopotamian Blues are supposed to have green eyes, and his eyes are amber-coloured.

    Varjak Paw by S.F. Said

  • Varjak Paw is the youngest kitten in a family of pure-breed Mesopotamian Blues.

    Varjak Paw by S.F. Said

  • She also is a pure-breed Himalayan, and we have the papers.

    New Purrin' Cat-Tyson (declawed Himalayan)

  • "People are losing their homes, jobs, and forced to give up their pure-breed pet," she said.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Animal shelters throughout the Miami Valley are seeing an increase in pure-breed dogs either being picked up as strays or dropped off by their owners.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Humane Society estimates most shelters have on average of 25 percent pure-breed animals.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Basically it was for seven tons of Nautilus equipment, cages for about 30 pure-breed dogs ... about a $14 million rider.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • In fact, the results shown here are common: a pure-breed dog comes back as being a vague pastiche of three or four breeds.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • There are plenty of adoptable animals at shelters and plenty of pure-breed rescue groups with dogs looking for a home.

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