Definition of Belly out
1. Verb. Swell out or bulge out.
Generic synonyms: Intumesce, Swell, Swell Up, Tumefy, Tumesce
Derivative terms: Belly
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Literary usage of Belly out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1885)
"There is a way of taking the belly out of a line, which was taught me by an old fisherman when fishing the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee in my younger days. ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"Hence E. bulge or bilge, the belly or convex part of a ship ; to bulge, to belly out, to throw out a convexity. With these must probably be classed ON. ..."
3. The Minor Prophets: With a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
""'Jonah cried aloud to God out of the fish's belly, out of the deep of the sea, out of the depths of disobedience; and his prayer reached to God, ..."