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sourbelly (plural sourbellies)
- A cantankerous person.
- You are an old sourbelly this evening. What's the matter? — John Dos Passos, Michael Clark, Streets of Night (1990)
- Alternative spelling of sowbelly.
- Their supplies were down to a dog tent, five plugs of chewing tobacco, four beans, and a slab of sourbelly. — Walter Vaughan, The Life and Work of Sir William Van Horne (1920)