Definition for breeching (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of breech
Examples from the Web for breeching
Spongers return rammer and sponge to place, and assist in securing lashings and breeching.
Will you ever forget Coligny's face at Oyster Bay when we started trotting down hill without any breeching?Letters of a Diplomat's Wife|Mary King Waddington
This is fitted with breeching, quarter straps, breast strap, latigos and cinch.Packing and Portaging|Dillon Wallace
In this case the breeching should be secured after alternate exercises right and left.
She also wears a breeching, in which respect she frequently has the advantage of her escort.
British Dictionary definitions for breeching (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for breeching (2 of 2)
verb (briːtʃ, brɪtʃ) (tr)
Word Origin for breech
Word Origin and History for breeching
"back part of a gun or firearm," 1570s, from singular of breeches (q.v.).