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Though the youngest of their number could not much have passed the period, that, in the nicer judgment of the law, is called the age of discretion, he had proved himself so far worthy of his progenitors as to have reared already his aspiring person to the standard height of his race.
In Mediterranean countries summer temperatures are quite high and unsuitable for silkworm rearing Therefore, in Turkey, silkworms are reared twice a year, one of which is spring rearing (April, May and June) and the other is autumn rearing (August and September).
1 : to rise up on the hind legs <The horse reared in fright.