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1. breech

noun. ['ˈbriːtʃ'] opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded.

Synonyms

  • breech closer
  • rear of barrel
  • barrel
  • breechblock
  • cask
  • opening

Antonyms

  • finish
  • closing

Etymology

  • brec (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Breech

  • long-beach
  • inspeech
  • screech
  • impeach
  • beseech
  • swiech
  • speech
  • preach
  • creech
  • creach
  • breach
  • bleach
  • wiech
  • weech
  • veech
  • veatch
  • veach
  • teach
  • reeche
  • reach
  • pietsch
  • piech
  • peach
  • meech
  • leitch
  • leetch
  • leech
  • leach
  • keetch
  • keech

Example sentences of the word breech


1. Adjective
In some species, such as people, a breech birth is uncommon and fairly risky.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The skirt should be even with the edge of the breech or pushed slightly into it.

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