Origin of breech
OTHER WORDS FROM breechun·breeched, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH breechbreach, breech
Words nearby breech
How to use breech in a sentence
By midday Wednesday they were scrambling to plot a response to the monumental security breech.Attacks on American Consulate in Libya kill four, including American Ambassador|Justin Green|September 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is exactly the breech into which progressive women should step.
But it was not until fixed ammunition came into use that the breech-loader really came to stay—and that was only the other day.
He devised the famous system of a dropping breech block, backed up by the hammer.
Spain had 10,000 muskets to modernize by the same system, and the breech-block attachments were made at Ilion.
The Whitmore double-barrel breech-loading shotgun was designed, and later developed into the Remington breech-loading shotgun.
The Nubian wore black tights and shirt, black slippers and a white skull cap and breech-clout.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various