bellying


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  • adj

Synonyms for bellying

curving outward

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Not even the flopping, bellying mainsail overhead, as the Arangi rolled becalmed, could draw a glance of quizzical regard from him.
The wind was blowing directly off Point Pedro and the high mountains behind, and because of this was squally and uncertain, half the time bellying the canvas out and the other half flapping it idly.
Bit by bit, an inch at a time, with here a wolf bellying forward, and there a wolf bellying forward, the circle would narrow until the brutes were almost within springing distance.
Hawtayne bent his weight upon the tiller, and crouched to see under the bellying sail.
Bellying forward to the edge of the clearing, he found Hans, lying on his face, feathered with arrows like a porcupine.