noun breech·ing \ˈbrē-chiŋ, ˈbri-\

Definition of breeching

  1. 1 :  the part of a harness that passes around the rump of a draft animal

  2. 2 :  the short coarse wool on the rump and hind legs of a sheep or goat; also :  the hair on the corresponding part of a dog

Circa 1524

First Known Use of breeching

circa 1524

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