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distend
used in Oliver Twist

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to extend — especially the swelling outward of a part of the body; e.g., the stomach
  • Mr. Bumble, who had not yet been admitted by his better half into any greater share of the secret than he had originally possessed, listened to this dialogue with outstretched neck and distended eyes: which he directed towards his wife and Monks, by turns, in undisguised astonishment; increased, if possible, when the latter sternly demanded, what sum was required for the disclosure.
    Chapter 38 — Containing an Account of What Passed Between Mr. and Mrs.... (42% in)

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