Of good upbringing; SYN. well-mannered.
1. Having or displaying good breeding; refined
2. Having a good pedigree
1. Espèce. Une race de chats.
3. Descendance. Lui et ceux de sa race.
4. Engeance. Une race d'escrocs.
1. A lineage or race of people; SYN. strain.
2. A special kind of domesticated animals within a species; SYN. strain, stock, variety.
3. A special lineage.
Recognizable group of domestic animals, within a species, with distinctive characteristics that have been produced by artificial selection.
In anthropology, the term applied to the varieties of modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens, having clusters of distinctive physical traits in common. The three major varieties are Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid. During the last 60,000 years, migrations and interbreeding have caused a range of variations to exist today, not distinct or “pure” races (which can exist only under conditions of isolation).
1. A contest of speed
2. Any competition
3. People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
ETYM as. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to Dutch stok, German stock, Old High Germ. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Swed. stock, Dan. stok, and as. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Related to Stokker, Stucco, and Tuck a rapier.
1. The merchandise that a shop has on hand; SYN. inventory.
2. The capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to partial ownership.
3. The handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; SYN. gunstock.
4. The reputation and popularity a person has.
5. Wood used in the construction of something.
6. The handle end of some implements or tools.
7. A plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants.
8. Persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant; SYN. caudex.