Disbowel Dis*bow"el, v. t. [See {Bowel}, v. t.] To disembowel. [R.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • disbowel — verb To disembowel. a great Oke drie and dead, / / Whose foote in ground hath left but feeble holde; / But halfe disboweld lies aboue the ground …   Wiktionary

  • disbowel — v. disembowel, remove the entrails from, gut, eviscerate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disbowel — dis·bow·el …   English syllables

  • disbowel — də]sˈbau̇(ə)l, (ˈ)di]s|bau̇ , ]ˈspau̇ , ]|spau̇ transitive verb (disbowelled ; disbowelled ; disbowelling ; disbowels) Etymology: Middle English disbowelen, from dis (I) + bowel (n.) archaic : disembowel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion out of, actively. < N PARAG:Ejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ejection ejection emission effusion rejection expulsion eviction extrusion trajection Sgm: N 1 discharge discharge Sgm: N 1 emesis …   English dictionary for students

  • disembowel — c.1600, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + embowel. Earlier form was disbowel (mid 15c.); embowel, with the same meaning, is attested from 1520s. Related: Disemboweled; disembowelment …   Etymology dictionary

  • disembowel — [v] gut clean, disbowel, draw, empty, eviscerate, exenterate, extract; concepts 206,211 …   New thesaurus

  • disen- — disem Verbs in dis are sometimes in sense negative or privative of those in em , en : e.g. en franchise, dis franchise; generally, however, verbs in em or en have dis prefixed, as in dis embarrass, dis engage, dis entwine. In not a few cases, bo …   Useful english dictionary

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