- of superior breed.
- characteristic of superior breeding: highbred manners.
Origin of highbred
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Examples from the Web for high-bred
He has a number of beautiful and high-bred cats at Bendigo Lodge.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
She was not unlike a high-bred donkey endowed with the power of laughter.Abbe Mouret's Transgression
He almost felt bitter when he saw Daniel's high-bred and delicate figure.Melomaniacs
What a triumph it would have been to have made the high-bred Mr. Walpole feel in this wise.Lord Kilgobbin
High-breeding was admirable in days when the world itself was high-bred.