breeds

 the breeds of a hat, the brims of a hat. Glou.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • breeds — briːd n. kind, sort, species, race, stock, pedigree v. reproduce; raise animals; guide, nurture; cause …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • List of dog breeds — This Chihuahua mix and Great Dane show some of the tremendous variety of dog breeds. Dogs have been selectively bred for thousands of years, sometimes by inbreeding dogs from the same ancestral lines, sometimes by mixing dogs from very different… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rabbit breeds — Rabbit breeds are notably different varieties of domestic rabbit created through selective breeding or natural selection. Breeds recognized by organizations such as the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) may be exhibited and judged in… …   Wikipedia

  • List of minority cat breeds — See also: List of cat breeds The following is a list of minority cat breeds that do not have the recognition of major national or international cat registries, such as The International Cat Association (TICA) in the U.S., Europe, and Australasia …   Wikipedia

  • Mountain and moorland pony breeds — A Fell pony, one of the Mountain and moorland pony breeds Mountain and moorland or M M ponies form a group of several breeds of ponies and small horses native to the British Isles. Many of these breeds are derived from semi feral ponies kept on… …   Wikipedia


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