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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rotundity of the Belt (Washington Irving).
 
Obesity; a large projecting paunch; what Shakespeare calls a “fair round belly with good capon lined.” (As You Like It, ii. 7.)   1
 


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