[ breech-blok ]
/ ˈbritʃˌblɒk /
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a movable piece of metal for closing the breech in certain firearms.
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/ (ˈbriːtʃˌblɒk) /
a metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert the cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing
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