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.
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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
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.
an unpeeled slice of cucumber marinated in salt water and boiled with vinegar, celery seed, spices, and brown sugar.