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Most commonly used today in the phrase breech birth
in reference to a baby who comes out of the birth canal butt-first rather than head-first.
More-archaic senses seen in classic literature include:
- breechcloth — a form of loincloth consisting in a strip of material passed between the thighs and held up in front and behind by a belt or string
- breeches — pants
- a cannon's breech — the rear of a gun
- According to his father, Larry, Adam was ready to be born three minutes after his twin sister, Manda, when "the doctor discovered he was breech.
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