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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bred \Bred\, imp. & p. p. of Breed. [1913 Webster] Bred out, degenerated. "The strain of man's bred out into baboon and monkey." --Shak. Bred to arms. See under Arms. Well bred. (a) Of a good family; having a good pedigree. "A gentleman well bred and of good name." --Shak. [Obs., except as applied to domestic animals.] (b) Well brought up, as shown in having good manners; cultivated; refined; polite. [1913 Webster] Brede