Word:

Breech

Pronunciation: brēch or brĭch; 277
n.1.The lower part of the body behind; the buttocks.
2.Breeches.
3.The hinder part of anything; esp., the part of a cannon, or other firearm, behind the chamber.
4.(Naut.) The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
v. t.1.To put into, or clothe with, breeches.
[imp. & p. p. Breeched ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Breeching ( ).]
2.To cover as with breeches.
3.To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun.
4.To whip on the breech.
5.To fasten with breeching.
Noun1.Breechbreech - opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
afterpart, afterpiece, back, back door, back seat, back side, backside, bed, bedrock, behind, belly, bottom, bottom side, buttocks, derriere, downside, fanny, fundament, hardpan, heel, hind end, hind part, hindhead, lower side, lowest layer, lowest level, nether side, nethermost level, occiput, posterior, postern, rear, rear end, rearward, reverse, rock bottom, rump, stern, substratum, tail, tail end, tailpiece, underbelly, underlayer, underneath, underside
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Browse
breathing space
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Breccia
brecciate
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Brecht
Bred
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Brede
-- Breech --
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Breech pin
Breech plug
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Breech sight
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