from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The abomasum, or fourth stomach of a ruminant. Also called reed.
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Beyond the rennet-bag there is no change of conformation to note, except that the intestinal tube is naturally much longer than ours, on account of the difference of food: as a general rule, it is ten or twelve times the length of the body.
_leaf_, and the _rennet-bag_, was not delayed for his arrival.
_rennet-bag_, from the property it possesses, in the calf, of turning milk into curds: and of his four stomachs this is the only one which the ruminant makes use of at first.