pride

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pride

1. a group (of lions)
2. the mettle of a horse; courage; spirit
3. Archaic sexual desire, esp in a female animal

Pride

Thomas. died 1658, English soldier on the Parliamentary side during the Civil War. He expelled members of the Long Parliament hostile to the army (Pride's Purge, 1648) and signed Charles I's death warrant
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Ron Birch of Denbigh with his pride and joy, the 1968 Ford Cortina Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES rj240807Birch-1.
They really are beautiful cubs and our pride and joy.
I will be so emotional, with pride and joy when we welcome them at the end of the trek.
A RESTORED Porsche, described as the owner's pride and joy, caught fire yesterday.
Kate Okerstrom of California was named the 2006 Nikon COOLPIX Pride and Joy Baby Photo Contest winner.
But the company's pride and joy is a carton of crunchy larvae, made with real baby worms from California that have been freeze-dried and coated with flavors like cheddar cheese and Mexican spice.
On the site it says 'Ex-Hear'Say singer selling his pride and joy.
And there's a lot of pride and joy when you win something - when you take it away from the big boys.
The perfect text gave me the opportunity to feel Tim's pride and joy as he carved his pumpkin, his sorrow as his jack-o-lantern began to deteriorate and his excitement and hope when he found the new pumpkin plants.
Drivers of modified cars can get cheaper insurance than those with standard vehicles, as they take more care of their tarted-up pride and joy.