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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 thor·ough·bred /-ˌbrɛd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thor·ough·bred 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred
            animal [syn: pedigree(a), pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded]
      n 1: a well-bred person [ant: mixed-blood]
      2: a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a
         cross between Arabian stallions and English mares
      3: a pedigreed animal of unmixed lineage; used especially of
         horses [syn: purebred, pureblood]