unbred

adjective

un·​bred ˌən-ˈbred How to pronounce unbred (audio)
1
: not taught : untrained
2
: not bred : never having been bred
an unbred heifer
3
obsolete : ill-bred

Word History

First Known Use

1622, in the meaning defined at sense 3

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbred was in 1622

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Cite this Entry

“Unbred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbred. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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