[ breech-loh-ding ]
/ ˈbritʃˌloʊ dɪŋ /
loaded at the breech.
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British Dictionary definitions for breechloading
/ (ˈbriːtʃˌləʊdɪŋ) /
(of a firearm) loaded at the breech
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