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breech
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • I could not possibly hope to be a lady if I wore breeches; when I said I could do nothing in a dress, she said I wasn’t supposed to be doing things that required pants.
    p.108.2
  • In the far corner of the square the Negroes and Mr. Dolphus Raymond stood up and dusted their breeches.
    p.216.7
  • He was silent for a while, then he said, "When I went back for my breeches— they were all in a tangle when I was gettin’ out of ’em, I couldn’t get ’cause loose.
    p.78.1

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  • It was a difficult breech birth.
  • The rocket is breech-loaded and a two-person team can fire it six times a minute.

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