grade up

verb
graded up; grading up; grades up

Definition of grade up

transitive verb

: to improve by breeding females to purebred males

First Known Use of grade up

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Grade up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grade%20up. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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