Unbreech
Unbreech Un*breech", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbreeched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbreching}.] [1st pref. un- + breech.] 1. To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gun.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings. --Pennant. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Unbreching — Unbreech Un*breech , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbreeched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbreching}.] [1st pref. un + breech.] 1. To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gun.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unbreeched — Unbreech Un*breech , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Unbreeched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unbreching}.] [1st pref. un + breech.] 1. To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gun.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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