breech-loading

breechloading

[breech-loh-ding]
adjective
loaded at the breech.

Origin:
1855–60; breech + loading

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breech-loading (ˈbriːtʃˌləʊdɪŋ)
 
adj
(of a firearm) loaded at the breech

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