breech englannista suomeksi
A garment whose purpose is to cover or clothe the buttocks. (defdate)
1624, John Smith, ''Generall Historie'', in Kupperman 1988, p. 157:
- And he made a woman for playing the whore, sit upon a great stone, on her bare breech twenty-foure houres, onely with corne and water, every three dayes, till nine dayes were past (..)
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)
The part of a cannon or other firearm behind the chamber. (defdate)
The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
Born, or having been born, breech.
1748-1832, Jeremy Bentham, ''The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 10'':
- (..) it occurred before I was breeched, and I was breeched at three years and a quarter old;
(RQ:Macaulay History of England) anxious to know whether the blacksmith's youngest boy was breeched.
To fit or furnish with a breech.
To fasten with breeching.
To cover as if with breeches.