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thoroughbred
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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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
  • I'd gladly give the horses free of charge if I knew they were going to be ridden by boys I know, gentlemen used to thoroughbreds.
    1.5 (96% in)
  • He admired the drawling elegance of the wealthy rice and cotton planters, who rode into Savannah from their moss-hung kingdoms, mounted on thoroughbred horses and followed by the carriages of their equally elegant ladies and the wagons of their slaves.
    1.3 (24% in)
  • But they knew instinctively, as they knew thoroughbred horses from scrubs, that he was not of their class.
    3.30 (58% in)
  • Would I approve of breeding scrub stock to thoroughbreds?
    4.40 (77% in)

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