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- v. Present participle of belly.
- adj. bulging
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. curving outward
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The NTSB officials also found serious problems with Metro's oldest, 1000 series rail cars, and made clear that the Metro practice known as "bellying" -- placing those cars in the middle of trains -- does not make them more crashworthy.
Dr. Hooke, in his day, expressed “his surprise at the obstinacy of seamen in continuing, after what appeared the clearest demonstration to the contrary, to prefer what are called bellying or bunting sails, to such as are hauled tight.”
Dr. Hooke, in his day, expressed "his surprise at the obstinacy of seamen in continuing, after what appeared the clearest demonstration to the contrary, to prefer what are called bellying or bunting sails, to such as are hauled tight."
Of course with an election approaching only a president with a backbone and the nerves to play hardball with Christie would tell New Jersey to first spend the money it owes the taxpayer before bellying up to the FEMA trough.
The river straightened out here into its general easterly course, and we squared away before the wind, wing-and-wing once more, the foresail bellying out to starboard.
The wind was blowing directly off Point Pedro and the high mountains behind, and because of this was squally and uncertain, half the time bellying the canvas out and the other half flapping it idly.
Bit by bit, an inch at a time, with here a wolf bellying forward, and there a wolf bellying forward, the circle would narrow until the brutes were almost within springing distance.
Not even the flopping, bellying mainsail overhead, as the Arangi rolled becalmed, could draw a glance of quizzical regard from him.
Plus, more of us are now able to drink legally, which means more bar patrons and more consumption by those bellying up to the mobile broadband bar.
Just one more liberal goofball bellying up to the trough!
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