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Definition of Breech


  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. The external angle of knee timber, the inside of which is called the throat.
  5. To put into, or clothe with, breeches.
  6. To cover as with breeches.
  7. To fit or furnish with a breech; as, to breech a gun.
  8. To whip on the breech.
  9. To fasten with breeching.

Breech Translations

breech in French is obturateur
breech in Italian is fermatura
breech in Spanish is obturador, trasero