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Belly-timber

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“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.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bellerophon
Bellerus
Bellicent
Bellin
Bellisant
Bellman
Bellona
Bellows
Bellwether of the Flock
Belly
Belly-timber
Belomancy (Greek)
Beloved Disciple
Beloved Physician
Below the Belt
Belphegor
Belphœbe
Belt
Beltane
Belted Knight
Belted Will