Part of speech: noun

An article of food made of flour or meal; provisions; subsistence.

Part of speech:

Imp. & pp. of BREED, v.

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Usage examples "bred":

  1. From the beginning he bred bad feeling in the house. - "The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction", Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds..
  2. Why, that if you weren't a gentleman,- a raal gentleman, born and bred,- I could never have ventured to tell you what I said now. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  3. An ill bred youth once - it was well for him that Malcolm was not near- dared the evil word in his presence: a cloud swept across the old man's face, but he held his peace; and to the day of his death, which arrived in his ninety- first year, it never crossed his lips. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.