breech breech  /b ˈritʃ/


  • (n) opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded



  1. The guitars crunch, Inul's hips swing low and hard, and I realize why we labored to breech this gate.
  2. Between the breech and a bulkhead, he has about three feet in which to work.
  3. Sadly, I didn't get to prove that point to my doctor our son was a breech baby and delivered by caesarean section.


  • Google Gets New Threat From UK Privacy Watchdog ICO

    Michael Harper for - Your Universe Online The battle over Google and their privacy policies continues in the UK and much of Europe as privacy watchdogs call the search giant out for the way they borrow data from each of their services. The Information Commissioner in the UK now says Google's privacy policies could be a breech of the Data Protection Act and has given them 11 weeks to ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: redOrbit


  1. "That would breech very important confidentiality, and it's a red line I'm not willing to cross," Mr. Bush said.
    on Oct 24, 2005 By: President Bush Source: CBS News

  2. "As a congressman for Katrina, I realized it was important for me to step into the breech a little more forcefully, along with many others who shared my concerns," Obama said. "We understood the cost of a government that says 'you're on your...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. "From my reading of that, I can do that - I'm not in breech of anything," Senator Joyce said. "I can control all the depots in a regional area and pay farmers what I like and there's nothing you can do about it." "Who goes on this most...
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Barnaby Joyce Source: Stock and Land

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