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Definitions of inbred

  1. Inbreeding. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. of Inbreed Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Born with one; natural; as, man has an inbred love of freedom. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Bred within: innate: natural. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Bred within. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Bred from closely related parents. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Bred within; inuate; natural. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Natural; bred within. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for inbred

  1. But to proceed: The church's grand foe envying her growing prosperity, did soon disturb her peace, by insinuating himself upon those of superior dignity, who were intrusted with the administration of civil affairs, both supreme and subordinate, blowing up into a flame that inbred and rooted enmity, which they still retained, at the simplicity, strictness and scriptural purity of the reformation in Scotland. – Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive by The Reformed Presbytery
  2. He had an inbred love of the difficult, the unconventional in life, of all that piqued and stimulated his own superabundant consciousness of resource and power. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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