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HYPHEN
CIDE DICTIONARY
THESAURUS
breechcloth | breechclout | breeched | breeches | breeches buoy | breeching | breechloader | breed | breed's hill | breedbate | breede

breeching

 : 
Noun
 : 
breech=ing

CIDE DICTIONARY

breechingn. 
  •  A whipping on the breech, or the act of whipping on the breech.  [1913 Webster]
    "I view the prince with Aristarchus' eyes,
    Whose looks were as a breeching to a boy.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That part of a harness which passes round the breech of a horse, enabling him to hold back a vehicle.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A strong rope rove through the cascabel of a cannon and secured to ringbolts in the ship's side, to limit the recoil of the gun when it is discharged.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The sheet iron casing at the end of boilers to convey the smoke from the flues to the smokestack.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

breeching

back band, backstrap, bearing rein, bellyband, bit, blinders, blinds, bridle, caparison, cavesson, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, cinch, collar, crownband, crupper, curb, gag swivel, girth, hackamore, halter, hames, hametugs, harness, headgear, headstall, hip straps, jaquima, jerk line, lines, martingale, noseband, pole strap, reins, ribbons, saddle, shaft tug, side check, snaffle, surcingle, tack, tackle, trappings, tug, winker braces, yoke

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