breech

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breech englannista suomeksi

  1. patruunapesä

  1. Substantiivi

  2. lannevaate

  3. lukko, perä

  4. Verbi

breech englanniksi

  1. A garment whose purpose is to cover or clothe the buttocks. (defdate)

  2. The buttocks or backside. (defdate)

  3. 1624, John Smith, ''Generall Historie'', in Kupperman 1988, p. 157:

  4. 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 (..)
  5. (quote-text)

  6. (RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)

  7. The part of a cannon or other firearm behind the chamber. (defdate)

  8. (cot)

  9. The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.

  10. A birth.

  11. With the hips coming out before the head.

  12. Born, or having been born, breech.

  13. To dress in breeches. (qualifier) To dress a boy in breeches or trousers for the first time (the breeching ceremony).

  14. 1748-1832, Jeremy Bentham, ''The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 10'':

  15. (..) it occurred before I was breeched, and I was breeched at three years and a quarter old;
  16. (RQ:Macaulay History of England) anxious to know whether the blacksmith's youngest boy was breeched.

  17. To beat or spank on the buttocks.

  18. To fit or furnish with a breech.

  19. (ux)

  20. To fasten with breeching.

  21. To cover as if with breeches.

  22. (RQ:Shakespeare Macbeth)