from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete spelling of breach.
  • noun An obsolete spelling of breech.


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  • Bref je piapiate avec elle jusqu'a trouver la breche qui me fait dire "non mais je connais votre fonctionnement car j'ai souvent postulé pour travailler chez vous" la elle est etonnée et me pose plein de questions et tout et tout et me fait remplir un dossier de "cooptation".

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • ++The caumberlayne muste be dylyge {n} t & clenly in his offyce, with his heed kembed, & so to his souerayne that he be not recheles, & se that he haue a clene sherte, breche, petycote, and doublet/tha {n} brusshe his hosen within & without, & se his shone & slyppers be made clene/[a]  & at morne whan your souerayne wyll aryse, warme his sherte by the fyre/

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • I faith sir loose breche had ye taried, ye shold haue found your match.

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

  • In introducing "Bartlet, grene breche" as the antithesis to "Boner wepyng," allusion was also probably intended to the honourable position occupied by

    The Ship of Fools, Volume 1

  • Die Kritik hat die imaginären Blumen an der Kette zerpflückt, nicht damit der Mensch die phantasielose, trostlose Kette trage, sondern damit er die Kette abwerfe und die lebendige Blume breche.

    Ancient Hebrew Poetry

  • Whereyn (sayeth he) the frenchmen ar apoynted to departe out of Scotland by the xth of thys monthe, and they truste verely by thys caus to be stronger, for that the Duke, apon breche of promys on the quene's part, wyll take playne parte withe the Protestantes.”

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • "So breche ich hindurch, durch breche ich, oder ich falle,

    The Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches

  • Duke, apon breche of promys on the quene's part, wyll take playne parte withe the Protestantes. "

    John Knox and the Reformation


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