Definition of Thoroughbreds

1. Noun. (plural of thoroughbred) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thoroughbreds

1. thoroughbred [n] - See also: thoroughbred

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoroughbreds

thorosteenstrupine
thorotrast
thorough
thorough-girt
thorough-going
thorough-pin
thorough-stitch
thoroughbrace
thoroughbraces
thoroughbred
thoroughbred race
thoroughbred racing
thoroughbreds (current term)
thorougher
thoroughest
thoroughfare
thoroughfares
thoroughgo
thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin
thoroughpins
thoroughs

Literary usage of Thoroughbreds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1901)
"thoroughbreds and their Grass-land. IN the January number of this magazine we explained what staling is, and showed how frequently it is to be found round ..."

2. Letters from a Young Emigrant in Manitoba by Edward Ffolkes (1883)
"... though he considers it a good place for a man going in for stock-raising, since there are splendid thoroughbreds, and one is taught the good points, ..."

3. Songs and Stories from Tennessee by John Trotwood Moore (1902)
"thoroughbreds. (An incident of the fight around Atlanta.) STRAIGHT at the breastworks, flanked with fire, ..."

4. Domesticated Animals: Their Relation to Man and to His Advancement in by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1895)
"... acquired a certain stamp of the soil which makes it possible, in most cases, for the Exercising the thoroughbreds observer to identify an individual as ..."

5. Biographical Record by Biographical Publishing Company, Biographical publishing company, Chicago (1903)
"While Mr. Hagle was known all over the county as a successful breeder of fine track horses and thoroughbreds, ..."

6. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"He has shown this in his awards, and he has established a class of thoroughbreds under saddle. His view has naturally not found favor with the friends of ..."

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