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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
  • behind
  • breech
  • bum
  • butt
  • buttock
  • buttocks
  • derriere
  • fanny
  • fundament
  • posterior
  • rear
  • rump
  • seat
  • tail
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