from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as inbreed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To generate within; to inbreed.

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  • verb Alternative form of inbreed.


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  • Poetical powers "are the inspired gift of God rarely bestowed ... in every nation, and are of power, beside the office of a pulpit, to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility, to allay the perturbation of the mind, and set the affections in right tune; to celebrate in glorious and lofty hymns the throne and equipage of God's almightiness, and what he works, and what he suffers to be wrought with high providence in his church; to sing victorious agonies of martyrs and saints, the deeds and triumphs of just and pious nations, doing valiantly through faith against the enemies of Christ; to deplore the general relapses of kingdoms and states from justice and God's true worship."

    Milton Mark Pattison 1848


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