Breeching meaning

brē'chĭng, brĭch'ĭng
A rope formerly used to secure the breech of a cannon to the side of a ship to control the recoil.
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The ceremony of dressing a boy in trousers for the first time.
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The short wool or hair on the rump and hind legs of a sheep, goat, or dog.
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A conduit through which exhaust gases are conducted to a chimney.
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(nautical) A rope used to secure a cannon.
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(equestrian) A component of horse harness or tack, enabling the horse to hold back a vehicle.
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The strap of a harness that passes behind a draft animal's haunches.
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The short wool or hair on the rump and hind legs of a sheep, goat, or dog.
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The parts of a gun that make up the breech.
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A harness strap around a horse's hindquarters to help in holding back a vehicle on a downgrade.
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The strap of a harness that passes behind a draft animal's haunches.
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