Also found in: Encyclopedia.


a.1.Bellying or swelling out on the under side; as, a fish-bellied rail.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
They are a blacksmith with a small anvil, a plate layer with a fish-bellied rail, a miner with Stephenson's safety lamp and an engineer with a locomotive.