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breadbasket

The stomach. Ooh, the goalie took that shot right in the breadbasket.
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breadbasket

and dinner basket
n. the belly; the stomach. I hit him, pow, right in the breadbasket. I have a little pain in the dinner basket.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In like manner she gets together, in the iron bread-basket, as many outside fragments and worn-down heels of loaves as the rigid economy of the house has left in existence.
{3} Forthwith men servants poured water over their hands, maids went round with the bread-baskets, pages filled the mixing-bowls with wine and water, and they laid their hands upon the good things that were before them.
Algeria, for another example, used to be the French empire's bread-basket for centuries.
Juan Manuel Leguizamon escaped from a ruck in midfield and linked well with Lobbe whose deft pass landed in Imhoff's bread-basket.
Punjab is known as the bread-basket of India and people from the area in particular and north India in general, attach a great significance to Lohri, also known as the festival of feasts and food.
One moment we see a blood-stained opponent of Robert Mugabe's ruling party who has been beaten, the next we see starving kids in the country formerly known for its fertility as Africa's bread-basket.
ZIMBABWE, a country once the bread-basket of Africa, is now a basket-case.
Anglesey earned its reputation as the bread-basket of Wales because so many windmills were built to produce flour from grain grown locally.
But the poor boy, after six years of sandwiches, was already a bread-basket case.
The disruption to agriculture in Zimbabwe, once the bread-basket of southern Africa, has led to millions facing food shortages.Mr Mugabe has sacked his Cabinet and is expected to announce a new Government reflecting stronger support for his land policies tomorrow.
Bush - three loaves short of a bread-basket in leadership terms to my mind - must be made to understand the world wants repayment for our support.
Ukraine's fertile black soil once made it the bread-basket of the Russian empire.