Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Day 195

The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue was first published at the end of the eighteenth century, and given that the current health crisis is giving too much time to read books, I thought I’d pick a daily word from it until I got bored….

Long Stomach

A nice definition from Grose which is short and self-explanatory, “a voracious appetite”. Unfortunately, there’s not much to add to this as it doesn’t appear to have been a phrase that was much used. But it should be….