Sentence Examples


  • We show on the following page a pedigree of the royal and illustrious houses that traced their descent from John of Gaunt.
  • The pedigree and early exploits of Prometheus are given by Hesiod (Theog.
  • Pedigree certificates are certified as correct by an officer of the department of agriculture, so that in Canada there exist national registration and government authority for the accuracy of pedigree livestock certificates.
  • Like the family of O'Neill, that of O'Donnell was descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, king of Ireland at the beginning of the 5th century; the O'Neills, or Cinel l Owen, tracing their pedigree to Owen (Eoghan), and the O'Donnells, or Cinel Connell, to Conall Gulban, both sons of Niall.
  • By his father the genealogists traced his pedigree to Cadwallader, but this only endeared him to the Welsh when he had actually become king.
 

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