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studbook

[stuhd-boo k] /ˈstʌdˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a genealogical register of a stud or studs; a book giving the pedigree of animals, especially horses.
Origin of studbook
1795-1805
1795-1805; stud2 + book
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  • Instinctive, inbred, unconscious, and unregistered in any studbook of Burke or Gotha–but quality.

    The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
British Dictionary definitions for studbook

studbook

/ˈstʌdˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a written record of the pedigree of a purebred stock, esp of racehorses
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