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breech
used in Fearless

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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.
    p. 9.4

There are no more uses of "breech" in Fearless.

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