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unbred

[uhn-bred]
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adjective
  1. not taught or trained.
  2. not bred or mated, as a stock animal; not yet bred: An unbred cow gives no milk.

Origin of unbred

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + bred
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Examples from the Web for unbred

Historical Examples

  • Then turning to the lady next her—The most unbred creature you ever saw.

    The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant

    John Hamilton Moore


British Dictionary definitions for unbred

unbred

adjective
  1. a less common word for ill-bred
  2. not taught or instructed
  3. obsolete not born
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