verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of breach
Synonyms for breach
Examples from the Web for unbreached
Historical Examples of unbreached
My sickest was in the next moment, when I unbreached my gun and found there was no shell in either barrel!"Say Fellows--"
Wade C. Smith
Word Origin for breach
Old English bryce "breach, fracture, a breaking," from brecan (see break), influenced by Old French breche "breach, opening, gap," from Frankish; both from Proto-Germanic *brecho, *bræko "broken," from PIE root *bhreg- "to break" (see fraction). Figurative sense of "a breaking of rules, etc." was in Old English Breach of contract is at least from 1660s.
1570s, from breach (n.). Related: Breached; breaching.