Definition of Breakings

1. Noun. (plural of breaking) ¹

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Definition of Breakings

1. breaking [n] - See also: breaking

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakings

breaking change
breaking changes
breaking down
breaking even
breaking in
breaking into
breaking loose
breaking news
breaking off
breaking out
breaking point
breaking the fourth wall
breaking up
breaking wheel
breaking wind
breakout character
breakout characters
breakout group
breakout session

Literary usage of Breakings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Criminal Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1877)
"BURGLARY AND OTHER Breakings.1 § 90. Introduction. 91-100. ... Statutory Breakings. 119120. Remaining and Connected Questions. § 90. How defined. ..."

2. An Essay on the Origin and Prospects of Man by Thomas Hope (1831)
"In organized and living entities of the vegetable sort the saps descending are by partial impediments and breakings out, and the saps ascending by partial ..."

3. The Fireside Encyclopædia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most (1878)
"... That have more of love than lovings ; Mischiefs done with such a winning Archness that we prize such sinning; Breakings dire of plates and glasses, ..."

4. Sailing Directions for the Coast of Brazil, Included Between Maranhao and by Ernest Mouchez, Albin René Roussin (1875)
"Perhaps the existence of this ridge, immediately fronting the coast, is to be attributed partly to the surf and constant breakings of the sea upon the shore ..."

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