Meaning of BREAKER in English


I. noun Date: 12th century 1. one that breaks, a machine or plant for breaking rocks or coal, one who breaks up ships or cars for salvage, a device for opening a circuit, a wave breaking into foam (as against the shore), II. noun Etymology: by folk etymology from Spanish barrica Date: 1833 a small water cask

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