bellytimber

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bellytimber (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Food.
    If I'm to make it through the day, I'll need some bellytimber.
    • 1663, Hudibras, by Samuel Butler, part 1, canto 1
      And tho' knights errant, as some think, \ Of old did neither eat nor drink, \ Because when thorough deserts vast, \ And regions desolate, they past, \ Where belly-timber above ground, \ Or under, was not to be found..