[ fish-bel-eed ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌbɛl id /
adjective Building Trades, Machinery.
(of a beam or rail) having a convex underside.
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Origin of fish-bellied
First recorded in 1825–35
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The malleable rails were of the kind called "fish-bellied," and weighed 28 lbs.
The malleable rails were of the kind called “fish-bellied,” and weighed 28 lbs.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles