What does the word belch mean?

Usage examples for belch

  1. Give up their sweet little volcano just as they are getting it trained not to belch forth fire? – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  2. Major Scuppernong, of North Carolina, and Captain Lamb, of Pennsylvania, turned simultaneously to the young gentleman who sat between them, and who had been introduced to them by General Belch as Mr. Newt, son of our old Tammany friend Boniface Newt, and said to him, with hysterical fervor, By G-, Sir! – Trumps by George William Curtis
  3. " Of course," said General Belch. – Trumps by George William Curtis