Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Scotch, northern English, and obsolete form of breech.
  • noun An obsolete or dialectal variant of break or breach.

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Examples

  • I meen doomsday fights him whith pne hand in a steel shackle. when they all attack him at wonce then the shackle breek. i meen who the hell would free his other hand when he is already kicking there ass. they dont even tell you how he came to be or why he wuz in chains. if you are looking for only action this is for you

    Archive 2006-07-02

  • I meen doomsday fights him whith pne hand in a steel shackle. when they all attack him at wonce then the shackle breek. i meen who the hell would free his other hand when he is already kicking there ass. they dont even tell you how he came to be or why he wuz in chains. if you are looking for only action this is for you

    Archive 2006-07-02

  • Ek vra van die Afrikaner om in die gees van UBUNTU en inklusiwiteit aktief mee te werk om die skandse en wanbegrip van die verlede af te breek en om te bou aan wedersydse vertroue en gemeenskaplike belange tot voordeel van almal.

    SPEECH BY DEP MINISTER G OOSTUIZEN - STATE OF THE NATION DEBATE

  • Also besyde Cayre, withouten that cytee, is the feld where bawme growethe: and it cometh out on smale trees, that ben non hyere than a mannes breek girdle: and thei semen as wode that is of the wylde vyne.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Vir die-sulke denkendes wil ek sê, hier is weer 'n geleentheid om voor-oordele af te breek - hier is nog' n geleentheid om saam deel te wees van 'n Wen-land!

    SPEECH BY DEP MINISTER G OOSTUIZEN - STATE OF THE NATION DEBATE

  • Also besyde Cayre, withouten that cytee, is the feld where bawme growethe: and it cometh out on smale trees, that ben non hyere than a mannes breek girdle: and thei semen as wode that is of the wylde vyne.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Ons gedeelde visie van 'n nie-rassige samelewing sal verwesenlik word, deur bewustelike optredes aan die kant van gemeenskappe en rade om die rasse-karakter van ons stede en dorpe af te breek.

    ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA AT THE SA FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATIONS

  • Dit sal kultureel onnosel wees om af te breek wat reeds gebou is.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Die geleentheid spreek daarvan dat ons op pad is on 'n gesamentlike toekoms te bou; dat ons besig is om die verdelende skanse van die verlede af te breek en te bou aan' n nuwe nasie - verenigd in al sy ryke verskeidenheid.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • There were thousands of them, and they squeaked all round, neek-breek, breek-neek, unceasingly all the night, until the hobbits were nearly frantic.

    The Fellowship of the Ring

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