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belly

1. the lower or front part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the intestines and other abdominal organs; abdomen
2. the surface of a stringed musical instrument over which the strings are stretched
3. the thick central part of certain muscles
4. Austral and NZ the wool from a sheep's belly
5. Archery the surface of the bow next to the bowstring

belly

[′bel·ē]
(anatomy)
The abdominal cavity or the abdomen.
The most prominent, fleshy, central portion of a muscle.
(graphic arts)
A downward curve in the center of a type line.
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Yesterday, Rangers ace Gazza told Virgin Radio listeners that he was travelling to London with Five Bellies, who he used to employ as a pounds 39,000- a-year minder.
He confessed: "I was in Italy at the time and had been off the drink and didn't want to stay in the pub, so I went back to the house while Five Bellies stayed on.
He told how he left Five Bellies in the pub one night and went home.
FOOTBALL hero Paul Gascoigne got a taste of his own medicine yesterday when pal Jimmy "Five Bellies" Gardner gave out the Rangers star's mobile telephone number - live on air.