belly up to the bar
belly up el"ly up`, v. i. to approach (a counter) and stand in front of it; -- used mostly in the phrase

{belly up to the bar} (i.e. to a counter in a saloon). [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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