• IPA: /bɹiːtʃɪŋ/, /bɹiːtʃiːŋ/, /bɹɪtʃɪŋ/, /bɹɪtʃɪn/

breeching (plural breechings)

  1. The ceremony of dressing a boy in trousers for the first time.
  2. A conduit through which exhaust gases are conducted to a chimney.
  3. (nautical) A rope used to secure a cannon.
  4. (equestrian) A component of horse harness or tack, enabling the horse to hold back a vehicle.

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