thoroughbred

  1. a well-bred person
  2. a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses

Thoroughbred

The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse, it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred breed. Thoroughbreds are considered `hot-blooded` horses, known for their agility, speed and spirit. The Thoroughbred as it is known tod.....
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Thoroughbred

• (a.) Bred from the best blood through a long line; pure-blooded; -- said of stock, as horses. Hence, having the characteristics of such breeding; mettlesome; courageous; of elegant form, or the like. • (n.) A thoroughbred animal, especially a horse.
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thoroughbred

purebred noun a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses
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Thoroughbred

[train] The Thoroughbred was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway (Monon) between Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky via Monon, Indiana. It operated from 1948 to 1967. The Thoroughbred was the last passenger train operated by the Monon. It was named for the Thoroughbred horse bre...
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Thoroughbred

Thor'ough·bred` adjective Bred from the best blood through a long line; pure-blooded; -- said of stock, as horses. Hence, having the characteristics of such breeding; mettlesome; courageous; of elegant form, or the like. -- noun A thoroughbred animal, especially a horse.
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Thoroughbred

A Thoroughbred is a horse whose parentage traces back to any of the three 'Founding Sires' the Darley Arabian, Byerly Turk and Godolphin Barb, and who has satisfied the rules and requirements of The Jockey Club and is registered in 'The American Stud Book' or in a foreign stud book recognized by The Jockey Club and the International Stud Book Commi...
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Thoroughbred

an English breed tracing to three Arabian sires. The world
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Thoroughbred

breed of horse developed in England for racing and jumping (see ). The origin of the Thoroughbred may be traced back to records indicating that a ... [5 related articles]
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thoroughbred

Horse bred for racing purposes. All racehorses are thoroughbreds, and all are direct descendants of one of three stallions imported into Britain during the 17th and 18th centuries: the Darley Arabian, Byerley Turk, and Godolphin Barb
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Thoroughbred

The breed of horse registered with the Jockey Club Not meant to be used as a synonym for purebred All individuals can trace ancestry back to one of five Arabian stallions
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Thoroughbred

The Thoroughbred is a British breed of running horse developed during the 17th and 18th centuries as a breed of fast race horse. A temperamental and easily frightened breed they are none-the-less ideal hacking and eventing horses. The Thoroughbred stands between 15.2 and 16.3 hands high and occurs in any solid colour, with white markings. The coat ...
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Thoroughbred

These days 'Thoroughbred' is a distinct breed of horse,(first studbook published: 1791), said to be descended from 3 Arab stallions brought to Britain in the 17th century. Thoroughbreds average 16 hands. Most racehorses are thoroughbreds. Thoroughbreds make excellent hunter/jumpers.
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Thoroughbred

When used as a proper noun, refers to a specific breed of horse, best known as a race horse.[257] Occasionally used as a non-proper noun to mean purebred.
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thoroughbred

[n] - a well-bred person 2. [n] - a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares 3. [n] - a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage
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