One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Bred from superior stock.
- ‘The story is told in the first person as an autobiographical memoir told by a highbred horse named Black Beauty.’
2Having or showing good breeding or manners; well-bred.
- ‘He caught the grand manner and high-bred ways of the society he frequented.’
- ‘Lord Peter, that foppish, high-bred but utterly moral aristocrat, is in the background for much of this book.’
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