Hilary straightened sharply, poked his finger at the midriff of the giant.
"If he does either," growled the Sparhawk, "my sword will kiss his midriff!"
A few lines later Diomede's spear reaches the midriff of Hypsenor.
In anatomy, the term is applied to the midriff, a muscle separating the chest or thorax from the abdomen or lower belly.
Shouting a curse, the Captain thrust ...