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paunch

1. another name for rumen
2. Nautical a thick mat that prevents chafing

paunch

[pȯnch]
(anatomy)
In colloquial usage, the cavity of the abdomen and its contents.
(vertebrate zoology)
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Personally, I have too much respect for the elder statesmen of the game to poke fun at their paunches.
Producers of the upcoming movie were so concerned about the spreading paunches of the male stars, they ordered them all to trim down.
The Fall have been turning out their unique brand of anti-pop for more than 30 years and judging by the silver-haired middle-aged paunches bouncing around in front of the stage most of the audience were lifetime followers.