from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bred in conformity to a standard. Specif., applied to a registered trotting horse which comes up to the standard adopted by the National Association of Trotting-horse Breeders.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bred up to some standard of excellence agreed upon by some association.


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