Bred Bred, imp. & p. p. of {Breed}. [1913 Webster]

{Bred out}, degenerated. ``The strain of man's bred out into baboon and monkey.'' --Shak.

{Bred to arms}. See under {Arms}.

{Well bred}. (a) Of a good family; having a good pedigree. ``A gentleman well bred and of good name.'' --Shak. [Obs., except as applied to domestic animals.] (b) Well brought up, as shown in having good manners; cultivated; refined; polite. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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