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for Well bred
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
imp. & p. p. of Breed.
Bred out, degenerated. "The strain of man's bred out into
baboon and monkey." --Shak.
Bred to arms. See under Arms.
(a) Of a good family; having a good pedigree. "A gentleman
well bred and of good name." --Shak. [Obs., except as
applied to domestic animals.]
(b) Well brought up, as shown in having good manners;
cultivated; refined; polite.
[1913 Webster] Brede
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