"bellows to mend" Definition

  1. a person out of breath; especially a pugilist is said to be “BELLOWS TO MEND” when winded. With the P.R., the word has fallen into desuetude.

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Position in the dictionary: 148 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: bellowsed, belly-timber, belly-vengeance, bemuse, ben, ben cull, ben joltram, bend, bender, bendigo
Previous words in the dictionary: bellows, bell, belcher, beggars’ velvet, beetle-sticker, beetle-crusher, beeswing, beeswax, beery, beeline

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