Definitions

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  • adj. Apt to break fences or to break out of pasture; unruly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Apt to break fences or to break out of pasture; unruly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Apt to break fences; unruly: applied to cattle.

Etymologies

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breach +‎ -y

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  • (adjective) - Brackish; applied to smuggled spirits which have been impregnated with salt-water. --William Cope's Glossary of Hampshire Words and Phrases, 1883

    April 22, 2018