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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of paunch.

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Examples

  • Wemple went down, returning in several minutes with a tidily-paunched, well-built, gray-haired American of fifty.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • Ive, are the anglers still there? shouts a dauntingly paunched chum as the separated men lead their separately heel-teetering wives back over a sparkling bridge from Durham's centre to the one posh hotel, at way the wrong side of 11pm.

    From toxic sewer to natural haven, the river Wear's return from the dead

  • Not more than forty, with a clear, pallid skin that had never known the sun, he was paunched and weak - legged.

    Chapter 15

  • Now Carver Smithton has a paunched belly as stout as the beer that fills it.

    Hardly Used Tractors

  • As the Gamekeeper (son of dgr) wanders in and slaps a dead rabbit (paunched not skinned) on the table right next to the triple-tiered cake stand I'll have hysterics and scream "take it to cook this minute" followed by an attack of the vapours.

    House-Bound

  • Suddenly there were fists pounding on the tables, rattling the pints of Adnams, as the bald and the paunched yelled in unison, Were so pretty oh so perrrettya-vaya-cant.

    What's Going On

  • Can you tell me if Moderator WolfDawgNY at Cleveland. com is bald, paunched, wears seersucker shorts, a “I love NY” t shirt that is 2 sizes too small, wears knee high black socks and beige mallwalkers?

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  • Newcomb, and the redoubtable Sheriff Slack, paunched and scowling, yet genial enough in ordinary social intercourse, together with three assistants — first, second and third deputies Kraut, Sissel and

    An American Tragedy

  • Why is it that the pick of the young Englishmen from Oxford and Cambridge go into politics and in the U.S. A. we leave it to the muckers? — raised in the ward, educated in the assembly and sent to Congress, fat-paunched bundles of corruption, devoid of

    This Side of Paradise

  • He was a swarthy Italianate man, short and of stoutish build, with clear, amber, cat-like eyes, a broad nose and a slightly paunched belly.

    Spotted Hemlock

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