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Myiodynastes luteiventris luteiventris Sclater: Sulfur-bellied Flycatcher.
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
Calves thus brought up, have often proved light-bellied, indifferent feeders, and decidedly inferior animals.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
I opened a big-bellied one indeed, and found it full of spawn.
The shad-bellied coat was bad enough—you could take that off, though—but there was something worse that stayed on.
Mrs. Rond lent me a huge-bellied stove, the fireplace no longer proving of comfort.
As the yellow-bellied woodpecker was the most abundant species in these woods, I attributed it to him.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Pot-bellied idols smirked in every corner; lion and tiger skins were spread on the floor.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
After all, I ought to have scotched the rusty, red-bellied water-snake leering at me now.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
"Good old tun-bellied divines," and others of the species, come in for their share of raillery.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE

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