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 Belly.Belomancy (Greek). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belly-timber.
 
Food.   1
        “And now, Dame Peveril, to dinner, to dinner. The old fox must have his belly-timber, though the hounds have been after him the whole day.”—Sir W. Scott. Peveril of the Peak, chap. 48.
 


 Belly.Belomancy (Greek). 

 
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