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sire in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsiresire1 /saɪə $ saɪr/ noun  1 old usePGOTALK TO somebody used when speaking to a king The people await you, sire.2 [countable usually singular]HBA the father of a four-legged animal, especially a horse
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sireBut Rahy has made a bigger impact as a sire.Torrey was also a very good sire, producing many excellent offspring.On his sword was the rune of Khaine, a reference to the blade wielded by his mighty sire Aenarion.This was achieved by three potent sires.Its main role is as a terminal sire for suckler herds or as a beef sire for dairy herds.The sire is one of the country's top Thoroughbred stallions and his sire was the great Nijinsky.