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pedigreed

[ped-i-greed]
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  1. having established purebred ancestry: a pedigreed collie.

Origin of pedigreed

First recorded in 1810–20; pedigree + -ed3
Related formsnon·ped·i·greed, adjectiveun·ped·i·greed, adjective
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  • The house had a pedigreed bull pup that is kept in the barn.

    Evening Round Up

    William Crosbie Hunter

  • It was a pedigreed dog, named Darley's Launcelot of Middlesex.

    The Dogs of Boytown

    Walter A. Dyer

  • Some say that if pedigreed dogs were trained they would beat the other dogs.

    Hunting Dogs

    Oliver Hartley

  • I don't believe there is anything much in pedigreed strawberries.

  • Even the savant studies long and investigates much before he gives a positive classification of a piece that is not “pedigreed.”

    The Tapestry Book

    Helen Churchill Candee