Belched
Belch Belch (b[e^]lch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belched} (b[e^]lch); p. pr. & vb. n. {Belching}.] [OE. belken, AS. bealcan, akin to E. bellow. See {Bellow}, v. i.] 1. To eject or throw up from the stomach with violence; to eruct. [1913 Webster]

I belched a hurricane of wind. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. To eject violently from within; to cast forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent. [1913 Webster]

Within the gates that now Stood open wide, belching outrageous flame. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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