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be leed

  • v  swell out or bulge out
  • a  having a belly; often used in combination
  • s  curving outward

  • As company for their wards, they invited lion-tailed macaques, yellow-breasted laughing thrushes, orange-bellied fruit doves and Indian pigmy geese.
  • Last week these chuckled as tall, mighty-bellied War Lord Feng Yu-hsiang returned with a broad, triumphal grin from his three-month military escapade in Chahar Province north of .
  • Increasingly pot-bellied King Carol of Rumania was last week back in Bucharest, his capital, after an eventful visit to Prague where he had discussed future policy towards Russia .
News & Articles

  • Roadblocks to Berne Station Bridge replacement removed
    After being stalled seven years by red-bellied turtles and red tape, the light is turning green for replacing the closed Berne Station Bridge. PennDOT is soliciting bids for the span's replacement and officials hope the work could start in late summer or early fall.
    June 16, 2013 - Reading Eagle

  • James Clyburn in New York Times
    When he was going through his impeachment problems, it was the black community that bellied up to the bar,Mr. Clyburn said. "I think black folks feel strongly that that this is a strange way for President Clinton to show his appreciation."
  • Ian Campbell in The Australian
    My concern with the initial wind farm proposal was the risks posed to the threatened orange-bellied parrot which I believed were unacceptable,Senator Campbell said.
  • Peter Greenaway in Times Online
    Greenaway tells it differently: "Rembrandt was by no means handsome . . . stocky, pot-bellied, squat and not especially sexually endowed."

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