firmly instilled or established as if by heredity:
the bred-in-the-bone integrity of the school’s headmaster.
deeply committed or resolved; unwavering:
a bred-in-the-bone believer in civil rights.
Chronicles of Avonlea Lucy Maud Montgomery
Theodore Roosevelt and His Times Harold Howland
a city in the S Netherlands. Historical Examples A Wanderer in Holland E. V. Lucas Werwolves Elliott O’Donnell Egmont Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy Francis Miltoun The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84 John Lothrop […]
something braided or entwined, especially a plait of hair; braid. braiding or embroidery. Historical Examples The Riverpark Rebellion Homer Greene The Best Short Stories of 1919 Various Highways & Byways in Sussex E.V. Lucas Notes on Life and Letters Joseph Conrad The O’Ruddy Stephen Crane Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown Short Sixes H. C. Bunner The O’Ruddy […]
noun (South African) a meat and vegetable stew