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LOW-BRED, a. Bred in a low condition or manner; vulgar.

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LOW-BRED, a. Bred in a low condition or manner; vulgar.


Bred in a low condition or manner; vulgar.

  1. Bred, or like one bred, in a low condition of life; characteristic or indicative of such breeding; rude; impolite; vulgar; as, a lowbred fellow; a lowbred remark.
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LOW-BRED, adjective Bred in a low condition or manner; vulgar.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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RIDE, v.i. pret. rode or rid; pp. rid, ridden. [L rheda, a chariot or vehicle.]

1. To be carried on horseback, or on any beast, or in any vehicle. We ride on a horse, on a camel, in a coach, chariot, wagon, &c.

2. To be borne on or in a fluid. A ship rides at anchor; the ark rode on the flood; a balloon rides in the air.

He rode on a cherub and did fly; yea, he did fly on the wings of the wind. Ps. 18.

3. To be supported in motion.

Strong as the axle-tree on which heaven rides.

4. To practice riding. He rides often for his health.

5. To manage a horse well.

He rode, he fenc'd, he mov'd with graceful ease.

6. To be supported by something subservient; to sit.

On whose foolish honesty my practices rid easy.

To ride easy, in seaman's language, is when a ship does not labor or feel a great strain on her cables.

To ride hard, is when a ship pitches violently, so as to strain her cables, masts and hull.

To ride out, as a gale, signifies that a ship does not drive during a storm.

RIDE, v.t.

1. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse.

They ride the air in whirlwind.

2. To manage insolently at will; as in priestridden.

The nobility could no longer endure to be ridden by bakers, cobblers and brewers.

3. To carry. [Local.]

RIDE, n.

1. An excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.

2. A saddle horse. [Local.]

3. A road cut in a wood or through a ground for the amusement of riding; a riding.

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