a town in N Ohio.
noun a town in SE Wales, in Powys: textile and leather industries. Pop: 7901 (2001) short for Breconshire Historical Examples Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II Henry Vaughan Medival Wales A. G. Little Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Wild Wales George Borrow Wild Wales George Borrow Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Lothair Benjamin Disraeli Notes […]
noun (until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park Historical Examples The Rivers and Streams of England A.G. Bradley Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2) John Aubrey Wild Wales George Borrow Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2) John Aubrey Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, […]
simple past tense and past participle of breed. to produce (offspring); procreate; engender. to produce by mating; propagate sexually; reproduce: Ten mice were bred in the laboratory. Horticulture. to cause to reproduce by controlled pollination. to improve by controlled pollination and selection. to raise (cattle, sheep, etc.): He breeds longhorns on the ranch. to cause […]
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. Historical Examples Chronicles of Avonlea Lucy Maud Montgomery Theodore Roosevelt and His Times Harold Howland