- denoting a pure strain obtained through many generations of controlled breeding for
Example Sentences Including 'purebred'
A Border collie crossbreed, she was bigger and stronger than any purebred , but she had the beautiful black, white and tan markings.
Globe and Mail (2003)
By studying a few pieces of DNA from a purebred dog, the researchers were able to assign its breed with 99 per cent accuracy.
New Scientist (2004)
He favoured English greys, purebred Arabs, the rare black Yugoslav Arabs and Lipizzaners from the Spanish Riding School of Vienna.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
The bolt pierced purebred persian Zeus's tiny body, but missed all his vital organs.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
The fleeting flavour of the brat about her last litter, purebred labrador though they are.
On My Way to the Club
Witness the overflow of purebred and mixed breed puppies that pour into Ireland's dog pounds throughout February and March.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
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