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breech meaning

Pronunciation:   "breech" in a sentence
  • Noun: breech  breech
    1. Opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
      - rear of barrel, rear of tube

    Sounds like: breach

    Derived forms: breeches

    Type of: opening

    Part of: barrel, cask

    Encyclopedia: Breech


  • [Medicine]
    n
    1 : the hind end of the body : BUTTOCKS
    2 : BREECH PRESENTATION; also : a fetus that is presented breech first
    adv : in the manner of a breech delivery or breech presentation ‹her children were born breech —Laura Cunningham› ‹the baby birthed breech —Jayne Anne Phillips›

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  1. not until the second round goes into the breech
  2. the breeches are the latest trend for pants
  3. and what i do is i put this now in the breech
  4. rocket and breeches buoy and lifeboat
  5. have you seen my dark brown breeches

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