breech

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Synonyms for breech

opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded

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Gerber promotes its Downrange Tomahawk as the ultimate breeching tool for law enforcement.
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The V2 features stainless steel Bergara barrels and a trigger guard actuated breeching action.
Breeching is a kind of playful activity in which the whales lift two-thirds of their body out of the water and splash down.
Comments: You'll see these whales breeching, courting, feeding, and singing to each other.