how to pronounce breech

bɹtʃ

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“… very breech on the ground with very …”

meanings of breech

noun:

  1. The part of a cannon or other firearm behind the chamber.
  2. The buttocks or backside.
  3. The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  4. A breech birth.
  5. A garment whose purpose is to cover or clothe the buttocks.

verb:

  1. To beat or spank on the buttocks.
  2. To fasten with breeching.
  3. To fit or furnish with a breech.
  4. To dress in breeches. To dress a boy in breeches or trousers for the first time (the breeching ceremony).
  5. To cover as if with breeches.

adverb:

  1. With the hips coming out before the head.

adjective:

  1. Born, or having been born, breech.