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The first stomach of a ruminant, the rumen.
The thickened rim of a bell, struck by the clapper.
To remove the internal organs of a ruminant, such as a hare or rabbit prior to eating.
Early Modern French pance (modern spelling panse), from Latin pantex.
Middle English paunche from Old French panche from Latin pantex
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
He had quite a large paunch, and his hair was sparse, tho his scalp was not completely bald.
As in the Victorian era, some men simply want to hide a little paunch with some help.
The interior of the rumen or paunch has no tags or villi on its surface, and there is no distinct psalterium or manyplies.
As the stones were heated they were put into the water filled paunch.
In some early engravings Mr Punch is also shown with a large paunch.
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