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girth
used in Catch-22

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Definition
the distance around something such as a body or a tree

or:

a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
  • Inevitably, the chaplain's attention, as he cowered meekly before him, focused on Colonel Korn's midriff, where the shirttails bunching up from inside his sagging belt and ballooning down over his waist gave him an appearance of slovenly girth and made him seem inches shorter than his middle height.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (7% in)

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