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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bel·ly n.; pl. Bellies
 1. That part of the human body which extends downward from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.
 Note:Formerly all the splanchnic or visceral cavities were called bellies; -- the lower belly being the abdomen; the middle belly, the thorax; and the upper belly, the head.
 2. The under part of the body of animals, corresponding to the human belly.
    Underneath the belly of their steeds.   --Shak.
 3. The womb. [Obs.]
    Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee.   --Jer. i. 5.
 4. The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part; as, the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, ship.
    Out of the belly of hell cried I.   --Jonah ii. 2.
 5. Arch. The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.
 Belly doublet, a doublet of the 16th century, hanging down so as to cover the belly. --Shak.
 Belly fretting, the chafing of a horse's belly with a girth. --Johnson.
 Belly timber, food. [Ludicrous] --Prior.
 Belly worm, a worm that breeds or lives in the belly (stomach or intestines). --Johnson.