Bellycheer

Bellycheer

Bel"ly*cheer`\, n. [Perh. from F. belle ch[`e]re.] Good cheer; viands. [Obs.] "Bellycheer and banquets." --Rowlands. "Loaves and bellycheer." --Milton.
Webster's Revised

Bellycheer

Bel"ly*cheer`\, v. i. To revel; to feast. [Obs.]

A pack of clergymen [assembled] by themselves to bellycheer in their presumptuous Sion. --Milton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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