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thoroughbred
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
a well-bred person;
or: a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares;
or: a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of horses;
or: having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal
  • Prince Kuzovlev sat with a white face on his thoroughbred mare from the Grabovsky stud, while an English groom led her by the bridle.
    Part Two (66% in)
  • Vronsky had put his name down, bought a thoroughbred English mare, and in spite of his love affair, he was looking forward to the races with intense, though reserved, excitement....
    Part Two (48% in)

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