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the offspring, as of an animal or a bird, for example, that are the result of one breeding season

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a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

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the young of an animal cared for at one time

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think moodily or anxiously about something

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hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

be in a huff and display one's displeasure

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be in a huff

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Missing from the line-up was the Section C leader, brood mare Laurton Rhiannon shown by Graham Roberts, Dafydd and Eleri's uncle.
The final qualifier is KENTFORD GREY LADY, but she's running to boost her brood mare credentials against Quevaga so we need to find two more.
The latest example is that the Queen has just bought an additional brood mare to her stud for pounds 500,000.
And back in 1984, we captured Thomas Nunn, from Northallerton, putting Welbury Blossom through her paces - she took first prize in the Brood Mare horse class.
While that's disheartening enough the local aristocratic is hot to saddle her up and use her as a brood mare. Unfortunately he's no prince.
But he also calls her a ''brood mare'' and dismisses Carrie and her mount because ''to go four-and-a-half miles round Aintree you have to be a top class professional ...
In recent years similar incidents have proliferated with Beaufort hounds scaring a brood mare into injuring herself requiring euthanasia and invading a farmyard, panicking pregnant cows.
Not that it matters for zombie-like Yates or her dead children, but for the next vulnerable woman who could be overwhelmed by the demands of the brood mare's life of drudgery and isolation that Yates was coerced into ...
Horsewoman Liana Ballingall says her prize brood mare Ribhinn was written off by vets after one of her hips became crippled by an old injury and arthritis set in.
"She was bought as a brood mare prospect, being by Darshaan out of a Sir Ivor mare," said O'Brien.
The home-bred 13-yearold brood mare Alby, shown with an April-born colt foal at foot by their own stallion Coulnacraig Jacobite, found favour of the female judge Marguerite Osborne before the male judge Debbie Spears agreed.
Horse leaders In the horse rings the Welsh breeds sash went to local entry Eyarth Venus, a homebred Section B brood mare from Joe Parry, Melin-y-Wig.
From the horse and pony sections Gower farmer, David Joseph, chose the winning Veteran horse, Masmitch, a stallion owned by Sue James and ridden by Frankie Currell as supreme champion with the 10-year-old bay Shire brood mare, Bodafon Marie Rose, owned by Elfed and Louise Davies in reserve.
HORSE SECTION HEAVY HORSE Barren Mare/Gelding (3 years and over): 1 R Bedford (Liversedge), 2 J R Richardson (West Bretton), 3 B Lowrie (Halifax) Gelding or Filly (born 2009) 1 J G Durrans (Penistone) Brod Mare with foal (born 2011) 1 N Cross (Wakefied), 2 J R Richardson Foal (born 2011) 1 W Bedford (York), 2 N Cross, 3 J R Richardson Young Handler (age 12-18 years) 1 E Elsey (West Bretton) Championship and HSS Rose Bowl R Bedford Best home bred Shire: The Gladwin Silver Cup R Bedford Best brood mare: The Dudley Parker Silver Trophy N Cole Best foal: HSS Silver Cup W Bedford Young Handler: The Anson Franklyn Memorial Trophy E Elsey.
The mother is a brood mare who gave birth to six other children before undergoing fertility treatment.