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great-belly “doublet”: doublet with a thick ‘belly’ or lower part H5 IV. vii. 52. ∥ ‘Dublets with great bellies . . . stuffed with four, five, or six pound of Bombast at the least’ (Stubbes, Anatomy of Abuses, 1583); cf. THIN-BELLY.
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