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- stomack (obsolete)
- IPA(key): /ˈstʌmək/
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- (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈstɐmək/, /ˈstɐmɪk/
- Rhymes: -ʌmək
- An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion.
- (informal) The belly.
- (uncountable, obsolete) Pride, haughtiness.
- c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act HENRY 8, scene iv], page ii, line 34:
- He was a man / Of an unbounded stomach, ever ranking / Himself with princes;
- (obsolete) Appetite.
- a good stomach for roast beef
- c. 1594 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Comedie of Errors”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act I, scene ii], line 50:
- You come not home because you have no stomach. / You have no stomach, having broke your fast.
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], chapter II, in The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, →OCLC, partition ii, section 1, member 2:
- If after seven hours' tarrying he shall have no stomach, let him defer his meal, or eat very little at his ordinary time of repast.
- (figuratively) Desire, appetite (for something abstract).
- I have no stomach for a fight today.
- 1599, William Shakespeare, “The Life of Henry the Fift”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene iii], page 86, column 2:
- That he which hath no ſtomack to this fight, / Let him depart, his Paſport ſhall be made,
- The part of a garment that covers a person's stomach.
- an army marches on its stomach
- cast-iron stomach
- have butterflies in one's stomach
- have eyes bigger than one's stomach
- honeycomb stomach
- on a full stomach
- on an empty stomach
- pit of the stomach
- rennet stomach
- sick to one's stomach
- sour stomach
- stomach ache
- stomach acid
- stomach bug
- stomach cancer
- stomach crunch
- stomach flu
- stomach lining
- stomach oil
- stomach pump
- stomach staggers
- stomach ulcer
- stomach worm
- the way to a man's heart is through his stomach
- wolf in one's stomach
pride, haughtiness — see haughtiness
appetite — see appetite
figuratively: desire, appetite — see appetite
- (transitive) To tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to stand or handle something.
- I really can’t stomach jobs involving that much paperwork, but some people seem to tolerate them.
- I can't stomach her cooking.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To be angry.
- 1594–1597, Richard Hooker, edited by J[ohn] S[penser], Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, […], London: […] Will[iam] Stansby [for Matthew Lownes], published 1611, →OCLC, (please specify the page):
- Let a man, though never so justly, oppose himself unto them that are disordered in their ways; and what one amongst them commonly doth not stomach at such contradiction, storm at reproof, and hate such as would reform them?
- (obsolete, transitive) To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
- c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act III, scene iv], line 12:
- O, my good lord, / Believe not all; or, if you must believe, / Stomach not all.
- 1692, Roger L’Estrange, “ (please specify the fable number.) (please specify the name of the fable.)”, in Fables, of Æsop and Other Eminent Mythologists: […], London: […] R[ichard] Sare, […], →OCLC:
- The Lion began at first to shew his Teeth, and to Stomach the Affront.
- (obsolete, transitive) To turn the stomach of; to sicken or repel.
- (to tolerate): brook, put up with; See also Thesaurus:tolerate
- (to be angry):
- (to resent): See also Thesaurus:dislike
to tolerate or accept something
- Alternative form of