breeching

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /briːtʃɪŋ/, /briːtʃiːŋ/, brɪtʃɪŋ/, /brɪtʃɪn/

Noun[edit]

breeching (plural breechings)

  1. The ceremony of dressing a boy in trousers for the first time.
  2. A conduit through which exhaust gases are conducted to a chimney.
  3. (nautical) A rope used to secure a cannon.
  4. (equestrian) A component of horse harness or tack, enabling the horse to hold back a vehicle.

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