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wame

[weym] /weɪm/
noun
1.
Scot. and North England. belly.
Origin of wame
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English (north and Scots) wayme, variant of womb
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  • It's no the same to him as to the like o' us, that can sleep ony gate an anes our wames are fu'.

    The Antiquary, Complete Sir Walter Scott
  • If we are to judge folk by their wames, gussy pig gruntin' in the trough wad be king o' men.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City

    S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for wames

wame

/weɪm/
noun
1.
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) the belly, abdomen, or womb
Word Origin
C14: northern variant of womb
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