Definition of Midriffs

1. Noun. (plural of midriff) ¹



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Definition of Midriffs

1. midriff [n] - See also: midriff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midriffs

midquestion
midrace
midrange
midranges
midranking
midrapidities
midrapidity
midrash
midrashic
midrashim
midrashot
midrashoth
midrib
midribs
midriff
midriffs (current term)
midrise
midrises
midroll
midround
midrun
mids
midsaggital
midsagittal
midsagittal plane
midsagittal section
midscale
midscene
midsea
midseason

Literary usage of Midriffs

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1. A Description of Ventilators: Whereby Great Quantities of Fresh Air May with by Stephen Hales (1743)
"... each other, whole midriffs may all be moved up and down, by t&e fe^vp prolonged ... one Pair, on account of the Weight of the midriffs, which in Fig. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1863)
"Talking of midriffs, have you observed that there is a class of words which never appears except in translations from classical authors ? ..."

3. The Classical Journal (1812)
"by land, others on the contrary, in the furrowed midriffs of the earth, shall fatally close the struggles of men, who are engaged in a conflict for mighty ..."

4. The New Fiction: And Other Essays on Literary Subjects by Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... truth can I say of some of the jests which tickled the reader of Hierocles, or of thousands of others which have no doubt shaken millions of midriffs ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1882)
"Casting about in his mind for some means of tickling his auditors' midriffs, he hit upon the capital device of representing himself as being the only true ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1882)
"Casting about in his mind for some means of tickling his auditors' midriffs, he hit upon the capital device of represen:- ing himself as being ..."

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