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bellied

verb
past tense of belly

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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the sails slowly bellied as the wind picked up

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2 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • recruits were forced to belly over the obstacle course under simulated enemy fire

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The first known use of bellied was in the 15th century

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“Bellied.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bellied. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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