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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stomach  \Stom"ach\,  n.  [OE.  stomak,  F.  estomac  L.  stomachus, 
  fr  Gr  sto`machos  stomach,  throat,  gullet,  fr  sto`ma  a 
  mouth,  any  outlet  or  entrance.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  An  enlargement,  or  series  of  enlargements,  in  the 
  anterior  part  of  the  alimentary  canal,  in  which  food  is 
  digested;  any  cavity  in  which  digestion  takes  place  in  an 
  animal;  a  digestive  cavity.  See  {Digestion},  and  {Gastric 
  juice},  under  {Gastric}. 
  2.  The  desire  for  food  caused  by  hunger;  appetite;  as  a  good 
  stomach  for  roast  beef.  --Shak. 
  3.  Hence  appetite  in  general;  inclination;  desire. 
  He  which  hath  no  stomach  to  this  fight,  Let  him 
  depart.  --Shak. 
  4.  Violence  of  temper;  anger;  sullenness;  resentment;  willful 
  obstinacy;  stubbornness.  [Obs.] 
  Stern  was  his  look  and  full  of  stomach  vain. 
  This  sort  of  crying  proceeding  from  pride, 
  obstinacy,  and  stomach,  the  will  where  the  fault 
  lies,  must  be  bent.  --Locke. 
  5.  Pride;  haughtiness;  arrogance.  [Obs.] 
  He  was  a  man  Of  an  unbounded  stomach.  --Shak. 
  {Stomach  pump}  (Med.),  a  small  pump  or  syringe  with  a 
  flexible  tube,  for  drawing  liquids  from  the  stomach,  or 
  for  injecting  them  into  it 
  {Stomach  tube}  (Med.),  a  long  flexible  tube  for  introduction 
  into  the  stomach. 
  {Stomach  worm}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  common  roundworm  ({Ascaris 
  lumbricoides})  found  in  the  human  intestine,  and  rarely  in 
  the  stomach. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stomach  \Stom"ach\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stomached};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Stomaching}.]  [Cf.  L.  stomachari  v.t.  &  i.,  to  be 
  angry  or  vexed  at  a  thing.] 
  1.  To  resent;  to  remember  with  anger;  to  dislike.  --Shak. 
  The  lion  began  to  show  his  teeth,  and  to  stomach  the 
  affront.  --L'Estrange. 
  The  Parliament  sit  in  that  body  .  .  .  to  be  his 
  counselors  and  dictators,  though  he  stomach  it 
  2.  To  bear  without  repugnance;  to  brook.  [Colloq.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stomach  \Stom"ach\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  angry.  [Obs.]  --Hooker. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  enlarged  and  muscular  saclike  organ  of  the  alimentary 
  canal;  the  principal  organ  of  digestion  [syn:  {tummy},  {tum}, 
  2:  the  region  of  the  body  of  a  vertebrate  between  the  thorax 
  and  the  pelvis  [syn:  {abdomen},  {venter},  {belly}] 
  3:  an  appetite  for  food;  "exercise  gave  him  a  good  stomach  for 
  v  1:  bear  to  eat;  "He  cannot  stomach  raw  fish" 
  2:  put  up  with  something  or  somebody  unpleasant;  "I  cannot  bear 
  his  constant  criticism";  "The  new  secretary  had  to  endure 
  a  lot  of  unprofessional  remarks"  [syn:  {endure},  {bear},  {stand}, 
  {tolerate},  {brook},  {abide},  {suffer},  {put  up}] 

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