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English → English (WordNet) Definition: breech breech n : opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded [syn: rear of barrel, rear of tube]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Breech Breech \Breech\ (br[=e]ch or br[i^]ch; 277), n. [See Breeches.] 1. The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks. [1913 Webster] 2. Breeches. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat. [1913 Webster] Breech \Breech\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Breeched; p. pr. & vb. n. Breeching.] 1. To put into, or clothe with, breeches. [1913 Webster] A great man . . . anxious to know whether the blacksmith's youngest boy was breeched. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover as with breeches. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Their daggers unmannerly breeched with gore. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun. [1913 Webster] 4. To whip on the breech. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Had not a courteous serving man conveyed me away, whilst he went to fetch whips, I think, in my conscience, he would have breeched me. --Old Play. [1913 Webster] 5. To fasten with breeching. [1913 Webster]


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