the act or a result of breaking; break or rupture.
an infraction or violation, as of a law, trust, faith, or promise.
a gap made in a wall, fortification, line of soldiers, etc.; rift; fissure.
a severance of friendly relations.
the leap of a whale above the surface of the water.
Archaic. the breaking of waves; the dashing of surf.
Obsolete, wound1 .
to make a breach or opening in.
to break or act contrary to (a law, promise, etc.).
(of a whale) to leap partly or completely out of the water, head first, and land on the back or belly with a resounding splash.
Recitations for the Social Circle James Clarence Harvey
a crack, break, or rupture
a breaking, infringement, or violation of a promise, obligation, etc
any severance or separation: there was a breach between the two factions of the party
a gap in an enemy’s fortifications or line of defence created by bombardment or attack
the act of a whale in breaking clear of the water
the breaking of sea waves on a shore or rock
an obsolete word for wound1
(transitive) to break through or make an opening, hole, or incursion in
(transitive) to break a promise, law, etc
(intransitive) (of a whale) to break clear of the water
the act or a result of breaking; break or rupture. an infraction or violation, as of a law, trust, faith, or promise. a gap made in a wall, fortification, line of soldiers, etc.; rift; fissure. a severance of friendly relations. the leap of a whale above the surface of the water. Archaic. the breaking of […]
a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked. food or sustenance; livelihood: to earn one’s bread. Slang. money. Ecclesiastical. the wafer or bread used in a Eucharistic service. Cookery. to […]
bread spread with butter. a basic means of support; source of livelihood; sustenance: The automobile industry is the bread and butter of many Detroiters. providing a livelihood or basic source of income; supplying the basic needs of life: a bread-and-butter job; the agency’s bread-and-butter account. of or relating to basic needs: housing and other bread-and-butter […]
Naval Architecture. a wooden hull model carved from a number of horizontal planks glued together to represent the outlines of the various decks.