breach

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breach

1. the act of a whale in breaking clear of the water
2. the breaking of sea waves on a shore or rock
3. an obsolete word for wound
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The courts have characterized section 9-503 [the predecessor to current section 9-609] as recognizing a nondelegable duty to avoid breaches of the peace.
Co-accused Paul Hinde, 30, pleaded guilty to the same charges and Christopher Lennon, 22, admitted two breaches of the peace.