Definition of Gorbelly

1. n. A prominent belly; a big-bellied person.



Definition of Gorbelly

1. a potbelly [n -LIES] - See also: potbelly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorbelly

gopik
gopping
gopura
gopuram
gopurams
gopuras
gor
gora
goracco
goral
gorals
goramies
goramy
goras
gorbellies
gorbelly (current term)
gorblimey
gorblimy
gorce
gorceixite
gorces
gorcock
gorcocks
gorcrow
gorcrows
gordaite
gordiacea
gordiaceous
gordian
gordita

Literary usage of Gorbelly

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1. The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe and More Especially by Charles Mackay (1877)
"Old gooseberry and gooser are Saxon additions to and corruptions of the Keltic. gorbelly.—A large belly, kc that of a glutton. GORMAND, GOURMAND. ..."

2. Manipulus vocabulorum: a rhyming dictionary of the English language by Peter Levens (1867)
"The belching gorbelly hath well nigh killed me."—Lingua, (Old Plays, v. 213). Gore, sb. the lap, 174 7 " An elf quene shal ray ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"gorbelly, ». A person with a large (2) ». A clown. Somerset. belly. ... The belching gorbelly hath well nigh killed me; I am shut out of doors finely. ..."

4. History from Marble by Thomas Dingley, Vincent Brooks (1867)
"The belching gorbelly hath well nigh killed me."— Lingua, (Old Plays, v. 213). Gore, ib. the lap, 174 7 " An elf quenc shal my lemman be, And slepe under my ..."

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