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breech
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The Brothers Karamazov
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breech
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The worst of it was he was horribly dressed at the time, his breeches were too small for him, and there were holes in his boots.
  • Oh, I remember him very well, a little chap so high, left neglected by his father in the back yard, when he ran about without boots on his feet, and his little breeches hanging by one button.

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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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