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buttocks

 [but´oks]
the two fleshy prominences formed by the gluteal muscles on the lower part of the back. Called also breech, clunes, and nates.

but·tocks

(bŭt'oks), [TA] This word is grammatically plural.
The prominence formed by the gluteal muscles of either side.
Synonym(s): nates [TA], clunes ☆ , breech

breech

(brēch) the buttocks.

breech

(brēch)
n.
1. The lower rear portion of the human trunk; the buttocks.
2.
a. A breech presentation or delivery.
b. A fetus in breech presentation.

but·tocks

(bŭt'ŏks)
The two gluteal prominences.
Synonym(s): nates [TA] , breech, clunes.

breech, britch

the buttocks of an animal; the backs of the thighs.

breech presentation
presentation of the buttocks of the fetus during parturition. See also presentation.
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Scituate - Two bulldozers, four front end loaders and six dump trucks assisted in restoring critical transportation routes for emergency access and repairing breeches to barrier beaches for coastal flood protection.
The vessel's crew themselves fired a line ashore and the Brigade volunteers sent the breeches aboard which were used by the crew to rescue 32 people.
The spending spree included PS1,130 on a new robe for Mr Bercow and PS1,075 on breeches for the "Trainbearer", who follows him in processions.
The Geneva Breeches Bible dates back to 1589 and was written in Switzerland by Protestant reformers, who had fled Britain during the reign of Catholic Mary Tudor.
Adrian Beckham, a rare bookseller from Raid: St Suffolk who has a Breeches Bible for sale, said: "If they are complete with the brass clasps and brass corners, and the binding is good, then they are worth around PS3,000.
IT isn't in the rules that jockeys must wear white breeches, but it should be.
The main reason I point this out is that I have seen breeches that have other numbers engraved on them besides the serial number.
In the 21st century, though, we seem to have forgotten how to seat pellets in breakbarrels, and the guns with the tight slanted breeches are back to bite us.
Bear's breeches are the most generous, yet humble, of garden plants.
Cooper said he had seen other patients with licensed midwives come to the ER with unexpected breeches, and even some footling breeches in early stages.
Nancy told the nurse but she said, "I don't like to check breeches too often.
Playwright David Grimm unlaces corsets and unbuttons breeches in his randy Restoration romp, Measure for Pleasure (at New York's Public Theater; previews begin February 21).