Sentence Examples


  • We show on the following page a pedigree of the royal and illustrious houses that traced their descent from John of Gaunt.
  • A pedigree is given in Clark's edition.
  • By continuously and systematically selecting the best grains from the best ears, Major Hallett succeeded in introducing "pedigree wheats" of fine quality.
  • It is divided into five parts, the first of which contains a brief account of the discovery of the island; the other four, one by one taking a quarter of the land, describe the name, pedigree and history of each settler in geographical order, notice the most important facts in the history of his descendants, the names of their homesteads, their courts and temples, thus including mention of 4000 persons, one-third of whom are women, and 2000 places.
  • Round's Peerage and Pedigree (London, 1910).