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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Breast \Breast\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Breasted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     {Breasting}.]
     To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose
     manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.
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           The court breasted the popular current by sustaining
           the demurrer.                            --Wirt.
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     {To breast up a hedge}, to cut the face of it on one side so
        as to lay bare the principal upright stems of the plants.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Breasted \Breast"ed\, a.
     Having a breast; -- used in composition with qualifying
     words, in either a literal or a metaphorical sense; as, a
     single-breasted coat.
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           The close minister is buttoned up, and the brave
           officer open-breasted, on these occasions. --Spectator.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  breasted
       adj : having a breast or breasts; or breasts as specified; used
             chiefly in compounds; "small-breasted"; "red-breasted
             sandpiper" [ant: {breastless}]

















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