Bowel



Anatomy.

Usually, bowels. the intestine.
a part of the intestine.

bowels.

the inward or interior parts:
the bowels of the earth.
Archaic. feelings of pity or compassion.

to disembowel.
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Historical Examples

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noun
an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
(pl) innards; entrails
(pl) the deep or innermost part (esp in the phrase the bowels of the earth)
(pl) (archaic) the emotions, esp of pity or sympathy
n.
bowel
(bou’əl)
The intestine.

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