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bloodstock

[ bluhd-stok ]
/ ˈblʌdˌstɒk /
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noun

racehorses of Thoroughbred breeding, taken as a whole.

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Origin of bloodstock

First recorded in 1820–30; blood + stock
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British Dictionary definitions for bloodstock

bloodstock
/ (ˈblʌdˌstɒk) /

noun

thoroughbred horses, esp those bred for racing
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