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A clear breach

 
Breach "Breach", n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See , and cf. (the instrument), a break] . 1. The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
2. Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise.
3. A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead. -Shak.
4. A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
The Lord hath broken forth upon mine enemies before me, as the breach of waters. -2 Sam. v. 20?
implies that the waves roll over the vessel without breaking.
implies that everything on deck is swept away. -Ham. Nav. Encyc.
5. A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture.
There's fallen between him and my lord An unkind breach. -Shak.
6. A bruise; a wound.
Breach for breach, eye for eye. -Lev. xxiv. 20?
7. (Med.) A hernia; a rupture.
8. A breaking out upon; an assault.
The Lord had made a breach upon Uzza. -1. Chron. xiii. 11?
, a breaking, or a failure to keep, an expressed or implied promise; a betrayal of confidence or trust.
, disorderly conduct, disturbing the public peace.
, an act or default in violation of the privilege or either house of Parliament, of Congress, or of a State legislature, as, for instance, by false swearing before a committee. -Mozley. Abbott.
, violation of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry.
, violation of one's duty or faith in a matter entrusted to one.
Syn: Rent; cleft; chasm; rift; aperture; gap; break; disruption; fracture; rupture; infraction; infringement; violation; quarrel; dispute; contention; difference; misunderstanding.
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