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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Having a large belly: fat.
From gorbelly (large belly), from gor (gore) + belly, from Old English belig (bag). Earliest documented use: 1529.
“Saint Thomas, Stephen, smiling, said, whose gorbellied works I enjoy reading in the original.”
James Joyce; Ulysses; Sylvia Beach; 1922.
“Falstaff: Hang ye, gorbellied knaves, are ye undone? No, ye fat chuffs.”
William Shakespeare; Henry IV, Part 1; 1623.
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