Breech

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Breech may refer to:

  • Breech, in a breech-loading weapon, the opening at the rear of a gun barrel where the cartridge is inserted
  • Breech, the lower part of a pulley block
  • Breech, the penetration of a boiler where exhaust gases leave it
  • Breeches, an item of clothing covering the body from the waist down
  • Buttocks, or breech, the lower part of the human abdomen
  • Breech birth, when the baby is born feet or bottom first

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