- the front of an open-hearth furnace.
- the clay surrounding the taphole of a cupola.
- breast line.
- a rounded bow.
verb (used with object)
- to thrust (a vessel) sideways from a wharf.
- to keep (a vessel) away from a wharf by means of timbers.
Origin of breast
Related formsbreast·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for breast
He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My girlfriend, Barbara, came to visit me and exposed her breast through the window.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Business Insider calculated that only about eight percent of the money spent on pink merchandise went to breast cancer charities.
It carries a conditioner that contains triclosan, which has been linked to promoting the growth of breast cancer cells.
Hooters is cleverly asking me to “Give a Hoot” about breast cancer.
She received the news calmly enough to outward appearance, but a great tumult rose and died in her breast.
But at the top, with his breast laboring, he remembered well enough.The Day of the Beast|Zane Grey
“The ashes of Claes beat upon my breast,” answered Ulenspiegel.
Human affection and sympathy had dried up in his breast years ago.The Mask|Arthur Hornblow
Then the savage creature hurled himself straight for Dave's breast.Dave Porter in the Gold Fields|Edward Stratemeyer
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Idioms and Phrases with breast
see keep abreast of; make a clean breast of.