Usually, bowels. the intestine.
a part of the intestine.
the inward or interior parts:
the bowels of the earth.
Archaic. feelings of pity or compassion.
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
Sir Mackenzie, 1823–1917, Canadian statesman, born in England: prime minister 1894–96. Historical Examples The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3 John Charles Dent The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3 John Charles Dent
Catherine (Shober) Drinker [shoh-ber dring-ker] /ˈʃoʊ bər ˈdrɪŋ kər/ (Show IPA), 1897–1973, U.S. biographer and essayist. Elizabeth (Dorothea Cole) 1899–1973, Anglo-Irish novelist and short-story writer. Contemporary Examples Fixing a Dysfunctional Family: Congress Gene Robinson November 8, 2014 Iraq Audit Warns of ‘Bottomless Pit’ Aram Roston October 23, 2011 Iraq Audit Warns of ‘Bottomless Pit’ Aram […]
bowen’s reaction series Bowen’s reaction series (bō’ənz) A schematic description of the order in which minerals form during the cooling and solidification of magma and of the way the newly formed minerals react with the remaining magma to form yet another series of minerals. The series is named after American geologist Norman L. Bowen (1887-1956), […]
a compact and dense variety of green serpentine resembling jade. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2 Various