first stomach

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n first stomach the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing
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Quotations

  • Doug Horton
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    “First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.”

Usage

In literature:

To do this, they had to bring the partly chewed food from the first stomach to the mouth again.
"Among the Farmyard People" by Clara Dillingham Pierson
The stomach and intestines are also at first but a simple straight tube.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
You've got first and foremost a solar plexus, dear reader; and the solar plexus is a great nerve center which lies behind your stomach.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
It uses these to lure victims into its stomach in the first cave.
"The Beast of Space" by F.E. Hardart
I am constantly reminded that one of the first requirements of a soldier is to throw out his chest and draw in his stomach.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
At Dutch's stomach, first.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
The first thing a very rich man acquires is a bad stomach.
"Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899" by George W. Peck
The stomach is at first the whole cavity in the animal.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
First, because I did not relish it; second, because it made me feel sick, and nauseated both my palate and stomach.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
It was now, for the first time, ascertained that his disease was ulceration of the stomach.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
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In news:

LONDON — Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she was suffering from stomach pains, the Royal Artillery gunner unexpectedly gave birth to a boy — the first child ever born in combat to a member of Britain's armed forces.
Rookie RB DeShawn Wynn, who missed yesterday's practice with a stomach virus, padded up for the first time today but dropped out of practice.
To address the first issue I was sick with a rather violent stomach flu.
More than two dozen UC Santa Cruz students received an unwelcome visitor during the first week of classes -- the stomach flu .
First, it stretches the stomach.
First, let's deal with those stomachs.
Well, no good decision can be made on an empty stomach, so let's get cooking… first stop-Hawaii in honor of President Obama.
I had a sinking feeling in my stomach when I walked into my first Savannah River Site Leadership Association Speech Contest March 3.
To achieve this, first the upper body must wind up, and then the stomach muscles can rotate the lower body away from the anchor.
According to investigators Traver Walker was struck in the stomach inside the First and Ten bar, along Maize Road, before 2 am Sunday.
First, doctors create a tiny pouch at the top of the stomach and seal off the rest.
In their first hack at the proposed budget Wednesday night, most of the Peachtree City Council admitted to having little stomach for making any further cuts that would affect city services.
Hours after a British soldier in Afghanistan told medics she was suffering from stomach pains, the Royal Artillery gunner unexpectedly gave birth to a boy — the first child ever born to a member of Britain's armed forces in combat.
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