Noun(1) opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
(1) The 155 mm main gun is equipped with a screw type breech and an electrical trigger mechanism.(2) I looked at my pistol, the breech popped open, he looked at his shotgun.(3) Carpenter slid fresh shells into the breech of the gun and closed it with a well-oiled snick.(4) A seaman fell from a height of about seventy feet; he fell on his breech .(5) Problems were overcome by innovations such as the brass cartridge case and the device which sealed the breech .(6) In those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four.(7) the 47-round ammunition drum fits over the breech(8) Each shell ejecting from the breech , followed by another and another.(9) All he held was the barrel and part of the breech .(10) RenÔö£┬« rose and picked up the rifle, checking the breech in the firelight to make sure it was loaded.(11) The British reloaded their weapons, filling the breech with powder and using their rods to push in the balls.(12) in those days it wasn't customary to breech a boy until he was about four(13) This is a device located on and in the breech of a howitzer.(14) He came out of his roll into a kneeling position and loaded a fresh shot into the breech .(15) The punishment of the men is to be laid on a bench and slapped on the breech with a pair of boots.(16) Young boys wore skirts with doublets or back-fastening bodices until they were breeched at six to eight.
(1) breech birth :: sluitstuk geboorte
1. smite ::
2. breech ::
3. beat ::
4. swish ::
5. flog ::
6. batter ::
7. birch ::
8. hose ::
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