meaning of breeching

breeching meaning in General Dictionary

A whipping on the breech or even the work of whipping on breech

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  • of Breech
  • A whipping on the breech, or perhaps the work of whipping on the breech.
  • That section of a harness which passes across the breech of a horse, enabling him to hold back a car.
  • a very good rope rove through cascabel of a cannon and guaranteed to ringbolts when you look at the ship's part, to limit the recoil for the weapon when it is discharged.
  • The sheet metal casing at the conclusion of boilers to convey the smoke from the flues to the smokestack.

breeching meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The portion of the use that goes around a horse’s base.


breeching meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Breech

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  • (n.) A whipping in the breech, and/or work of whipping on breech.
  • (letter.) That element of a harness which passes round the breech of a horse, allowing him to hold back an automobile.
  • (n.) A very good rope rove through cascabel of a cannon and guaranteed to ringbolts in the ship's part, to limit the recoil of this firearm when it is discharged.
  • (n.) The sheet iron casing at the end of boilers to mention the smoke from the flues to your smokestack.

Sentence Examples with the word breeching

Then God spake unto the fish; and from the shuddering cold and blackness of the sea, the whale came breeching up towards the warm and pleasant sun, and all the delights of air and earth; and 'vomited out Jonah upon the dry land;' when the word of the Lord came a second time; and Jonah, bruised and beaten--his ears, like two sea-shells, still multitudinously murmuring of the ocean--Jonah did the Almighty's bidding.

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