a band worn about the belly, as of a harnessed horse or of an infant to protect the navel.
a band of paper around a new book, usually printed with information about the book’s contents and sometimes used instead of a book jacket.
a band of strong paper, plastic, tape, or the like, placed around a product or package to protect it during shipping, prevent it from opening, etc.
Ulysses James Joyce
The Book of Gud Dan Spain
a strap around the belly of a draught animal, holding the shafts of a vehicle
a small surfboard, usually 3–4 feet (0.9–1.2 meters) long, for riding waves on one’s belly, sometimes used in conjunction with swim fins.
- Belly bust
belly flop. belly-flop.
belly flop. A sled ride begun by running with the sled held at one’s side, then leaping onto it stomach down (entry form 1940s+) belly flop
the navel. noun an informal name for the navel