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Breech - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Breech' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Breech [ n.]
- The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks.
- Breeches.
- The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber.
- The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
2 . Breech [ v. t.]
- To put into, or clothe with, breeches.
- To cover as with breeches.
- To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun.
- To whip on the breech.
- To fasten with breeching.