Origin of homebred
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There only the homebred wit and humor freely flow and flash.
His virtues are all his own—all plain, homebred, and unaffected.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
But any season may bring it to your own shores; or at any hour it may appear among you homebred.Colloquies on Society
His virtues are all his own; all plain, homebred, and unaffected.
Plague not yourselves nor the land of your adoption, by importing and giving perpetuity to homebred prejudices.Early Western Travels, 1748-1846, Volume XII
- raised or bred at home
- lacking sophistication or cultivation; crude
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