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See definition of breech on Dictionary.com
  • as inrump
  • as inseat
  • as inbehind
  • as inbottom
  • as inrear end
  • as intush
  • as inclothe

synonyms for breech

  • backside
  • back
  • beam
  • behind
  • bum
  • butt
  • buttocks
  • can
  • croup
  • duff
  • fanny
  • haunches
  • hindquarters
  • keister
  • moon
  • prat
  • rear
  • sacrum
  • seat
  • tail
  • tush
  • butt end
  • derrière
  • hind end
  • rear end
  • tail end
See also synonyms for: breeched / breeches / breeching
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antonyms for breech

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  • front
  • front
  • offshoot
  • annex
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    How to use breech in a sentence

    But it was not until fixed ammunition came into use that the breech-loader really came to stay—and that was only the other day.
    THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
    He devised the famous system of a dropping breech block, backed up by the hammer.
    THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
    Spain had 10,000 muskets to modernize by the same system, and the breech-block attachments were made at Ilion.
    THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
    The Whitmore double-barrel breech-loading shotgun was designed, and later developed into the Remington breech-loading shotgun.
    THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
    The Nubian wore black tights and shirt, black slippers and a white skull cap and breech-clout.
    FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
    One by one the precious cartridges spit, and fell from the breech-blocks empty and useless.
    BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
    The dress of the men is composed of a breech cloth, skin leggings, mockasins, and a bison robe.
    EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
    Here the missile is inserted at the breech, according to Your direction.
    THE WORSHIPPERSDAMON FRANCIS KNIGHT
    He wore a breech-clint of woven grasses, and looked expectantly at Parr.
    THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
    But what if the Indian Bureau should let them have breech-loaders?
    WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO BREECH

    • backside
    • bottom
    • breech
    • can
    • derrière
    • fanny
    • fundament
    • posterior
    • rear
    • rump
    • seat
    • tail
    • tush
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