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noun
Bloat  n.  A term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow. (Slang)






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"Bloat" Quotes from Famous Books



... insures the animal receiving full benefit of its food; purifies the blood and keeps the bowels free and regular. After you have accomplished these three things, you need not fear disease in the shape of colic, bloat, heaves, hide-bound, distemper, constipation, ...
— Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry • Pratt Food Co.

... should tempt me, I am naught: Do you say no to dainties as you ought? Am I worse trounced than you when I obey My stomach? true, my back is made to pay: But when you let rich tit-bits pass your lip That cost no trifle, do you 'scape the whip? Indulging to excess, you loathe your meat, And the bloat trunk betrays the ...
— The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry • Horace



Words linked to "Bloat" :   tumesce, intumesce, tumefy, swelling, puffiness, swell up



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