Origin of breeching
verb (used with object)
Origin of breech
Examples from the Web for breeching
Historical Examples of breeching
He wants the whip; ought to have had it regularly from his first breeching.The Amazing Marriage, Complete
This first breeching is an event that papa desires and mamma dreads.Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete
With a breeching, the piece may be fired as if on an ordinary carriage.
A breeching and a couple of tackles, if the guns should be fired on skids.
A crupper under his tail, or a thong as a breeching may be used.The Art of Travel
verb (briːtʃ, brɪtʃ) (tr)
Word Origin for breech
"back part of a gun or firearm," 1570s, from singular of breeches (q.v.).