Paunch

Definition of Paunch

Pronunciation: pạncht or päncht
n.1.(Anat.) The belly and its contents; the abdomen; also, the first stomach, or rumen, of ruminants. See Rumen.
2.(Naut.) A paunch mat; - called also panch.
3.The thickened rim of a bell, struck by the clapper.
4.A noticeably protruding belly; a potbelly.
Paunch mat
(Naut.) a thick mat made of strands of rope, used to prevent the yard or rigging from chafing.
v. t.1.To pierce or rip the belly of; to eviscerate; to disembowel.
[imp. & p. p. Paunched (pạncht or päncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Paunching.]
2.To stuff with food.

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abdomen, abomasum, bay window, beerbelly, belly, bowel, breadbasket, corporation, craw, crop, diaphragm, disembowel, draw, embonpoint, first stomach, gizzard, gullet, gut, honeycomb stomach, kishkes, manyplies, maw, midriff, omasum, pot, potbelly, potgut, psalterium, pusgut, rennet bag, reticulum, rumen, second stomach, spare tire, stomach, swagbelly, third stomach, tum-tum, tummy, underbelly, ventripotence
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