noun. ['ˈbriːtʃ'] opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded.
- breech closer
- rear of barrel
- brec (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Breech
Example sentences of the word breech
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.