bred

[ bred ]
/ brɛd /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of breed.

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British Dictionary definitions for bred

bred
/ (brɛd) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of breed

noun

Australian derogatory, slang a person who lives in a small remote place

Word Origin for bred

sense 2: diminutive form of inbred
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Idioms and Phrases with bred

bred

see born and bred. Also see under breed.

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