Belly


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Belly

On a ship or airplane, the place underneath the main deck where cargo can be stored. The belly is also called the pits or the holds.
References in classic literature ?
 And tuck out the belly that clung to his back.
Rolling over and over upon the turf the two battled with demoniac fury, until the colossal cat, by doubling his hind paws far up beneath his belly sank his talons deep into Taglat's chest, then, ripping downward with all his strength, Numa accomplished his design, and the disemboweled anthropoid, with a last spasmodic struggle, relaxed in limp and bloody dissolution beneath his titanic adversary.
His belly already partially filled, he might watch with indifference the departure of the girl; yet could she afford to chance so improbable a contingency?
The paw, with rigid claws curving like talons, shot under the tender belly and came back with a swift ripping movement.
Through the belly of a great black wave, not one hundred paces to the front of them, there thrust forth a huge jagged mass of brown stone, which spouted spray as though it were some crouching monster, while a dull menacing boom and roar filled the air.
At the sides the horses were above the belly, and in the centre a man from the poop could scarce touch the deck with a seven-foot spear.
They live for their belly's sake, and the belly is for their sake.
If you would give him to me for a hand on my station, he might do to clean out the folds, or bring a bit of sweet feed to the kids, and he could fatten his thighs as much as he pleased on whey; but he has taken to bad ways and will not go about any kind of work; he will do nothing but beg victuals all the town over, to feed his insatiable belly.
A man knows neither ache nor pain if he gets hit while fighting for his money, or for his sheep or his cattle; and even so Antinous has hit me while in the service of my miserable belly, which is always getting people into trouble.
As for bread, you can get enough of that to fill your belly, by begging about the town, and letting those give that will.
Screengrab) DUBAI: Two education officials from Giza were suspended on Friday by Egypt's education authorities after footage of belly dancers performing at the school went viral.
Belly button shaping procedures are the latest trend to surface from the cosmetic surgery realm, doctors say.