Break"er (?), n.
One who, or that which, breaks.
I'll be no breaker of the law.
Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which such a machine is placed.
A small water cask.
A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface.
The breakers were right beneath her bows.
© Webster 1913.