Thesaurus / bellying


Bellying closer to the ground, Ben Bolt advanced upon him, creeping slowly like a cat stalking a mouse.

Sullen, dull, he watched the sunset, watched the bellying cumulus clouds mimic the Grand Cañon.

The Trail of the HawkSinclair Lewis

Sail after sail was set, and the bellying sheets tautened as flat as the nimble seamen could draw them.

A Volunteer with PikeRobert Ames Bennet

The bellying part on the inside sprinkled with spots like little eyes.

This line is constantly swayed to and fro, as if by the current or wind, bellying forward here and there.

RiverbyJohn Burroughs

The breeze came in at the open windows every now and then, swaying and bellying the gaudy awning outside.

Rejected of MenHoward Pyle

The night breeze touched pale furry breasts, filled the bellying wings.

The Jewels of AptorSamuel R. Delany

Hawtayne bent his weight upon the tiller, and crouched to see under the bellying sail.

The White CompanyArthur Conan Doyle

The wretches who yet clung to the deck looked shuddering up into the bellying greenness, and knew that the end was come.

As soon as the bellying mainsail began to flap, the three men let it go on the run.

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