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well–bred

adjective \-ˈbred\

: having or showing good manners

Full Definition of WELL-BRED

1
:  having or displaying good breeding :  refined
2
:  having a good pedigree <well–bred swine>
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First Known Use of WELL-BRED

circa 1589
WELL-BRED Defined for Kids

well–bred

adjective \ˈwel-ˈbred\

Definition of WELL-BRED for Kids

:  having or showing good manners :  polite

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