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BREE'DER, noun The female that breeds or produces, whether human or other animal.

1. The person who educates or brings up; that which brings up.

Italy and Rome have been the best breeders of worthy men.

2. That which produces.

Time is the nurse and breeder of all good.

3. One who raises a breed; one who takes care to raise a particular breed, or breeds, as of horses or cattle.