verb (used with object)
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Origin of breech
OTHER WORDS FROM breechun·breeched, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH breechbreach, breech
Words nearby breech
Example sentences from the Web for breech
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