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[kuhn-tree-bred] /ˈkʌn triˈbrɛd/
raised or bred in the country.
Origin of country-bred
First recorded in 1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There was a stile to climb, but this was no obstacle to the country-bred girl.

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Our country-bred ancestors didn't need a will to leave us those.

    One Way Out William Carleton
  • No nose is so green and country-bred that it doesn't sniff the spices of India.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • But I, for one, was young and ignorant, and Madam was country-bred and truthful.

    For Faith and Freedom Walter Besant
  • I am country-bred, and cherish a preference for the scenes of my childhood.

    Alone Marion Harland
  • There is in a country-bred woman's heart a store of surprises, as in some toys.

    Parisians in the Country Honore de Balzac
  • He was a tall, strong-looking fellow, country-bred, of about twenty-five or six.

    Frank and Fearless Horatio Alger Jr.
  • Country-born and country-bred, there was nothing about her of plodding peasant.

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey
  • And then had come the country-bred man's hunger for the soil.

    The Just and the Unjust

    Vaughan Kester
  • The streets appeared to the country-bred youth to teem with life.

    Tom Tufton's Travels Evelyn Everett-Green

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