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  • n  trousers ending above the knee
  • n  opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded

  • Pacing the long, low-ceilinged study of his fashionable Belgrade residence (he was in full marshal's regalia, including gold-braided tunic and red-striped, blue breeches), Tito .
  • In the centre two expeditionists are pushing aside jungle growth so that a burly, square-headed figure in khaki breeches and boots may gaze with hat in hand upon his river.
  • Captain Adolfo Alessandri, dug his Sunday inspection breeches and best white gloves from the bottom of his campaign trunk, visited in turn every foreign legation in Addis Ababa.
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  • Rep. Ted Deutch dons 18th century garb for Declaration of Independence reading
    The tea party movement doesn’t have a monopoly on wearing 18th century garb at public events. For a community reading of the Declaration of Independence this morning west of Delray Beach, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, got into Founding Fathers character by wearing 1776 get-up, including a wig and breeches. The event at the [...]
    July 4, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
  • Streets to Streams program helps at-risk youth in Cumberland County
    MONROE TWP. — Cumberland Valley Trout Unlimited’s “Streets to Streams” program wrapped up its fourth year Wednesday on the banks of the Yellow Breeches Creek behind the Allenberry Resort Inn a…
    June 27, 2013 - The Sentinel
  • From Streets to Streams, teens learn a new hobby and about life
    Local kids are learning about the benefits of getting into a positive hobby with some fly-fishing. It's called the Street to Streams program and it's happening right now in Cumberland County. Near the Yellow Breeches Creek in Boiling Springs, troubled teens are learning to change their lives around. One cast at a time, they are learning to fish. But the bigger lesson is about life. "This ...
    June 26, 2013 - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

  • Mahmoud Abbas in
    We hope that Israeli will withdraw soon from these cities so that we can control security in these cities,Abbas said outside his home in Ramallah. "As long as the Israeli army is in the Palestinian West Bank, there will be breeches and we...
  • Tony Blair in Voice of America
    We certainly will support referral to the UN Security Council if Iran breeches its undertakings and obligations,Mr. Blair said.
  • JD Drew in The Associated Press
    Without antifreeze, the panzers wouldn't start; without salve, gun breeches were frozen solid; 200,000 Germans became casualties of frostbite; men died when their anuses froze while defecating; and self-inflicted wounds became common. Overnight,... Barton Biggs Philadelphia Inquirer May 4, 2008 12579 17199 breed He's a little bit of a different breed," Drew said. "He's got his own little characteristics. He can be one of the greatest players at times and other times you kind of scratch your head, but he's a unique character."

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