Definición de breech en inglés:
- The British reloaded their weapons, filling the breech with powder and using their rods to push in the balls.
- Each shell ejecting from the breech, followed by another and another.
- He came out of his roll into a kneeling position and loaded a fresh shot into the breech.
- René rose and picked up the rifle, checking the breech in the firelight to make sure it was loaded.
- All he held was the barrel and part of the breech.
- Problems were overcome by innovations such as the brass cartridge case and the device which sealed the breech.
verbo[with object] archaic Volver al principio
- In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four.
- Young boys wore skirts with doublets or back-fastening bodices until they were breeched at six to eight.
Old English brēc (plural of brōc, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch broek), interpreted as a singular form. The original sense was 'garment covering the loins and thighs' (compare with breeches), hence 'the buttocks' (sense 2 of the noun, mid 16th century), later 'the hind part' of anything.
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- Diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.
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