- To break in pieces violently; to dash together with
noise and violence.
- To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things
falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.
- To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in
falling crashed through the roof.
- A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling
and breaking at once.
- Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house
or a commercial enterprise.
- Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.