embowel

  • 1 Embowel — Em*bow el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboweled}or {Embowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboweling} or {Embowelling}.] 1. To disembowel. [1913 Webster] The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam. [1913 Webster] The boar . . . makes his trough In your… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 embowel — index eviscerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 embowel — [em bou′əl] vt. emboweled or embowelled, emboweling or embowelling [OFr enboweler, altered < esboueler < es (L ex), out of + bouel, BOWEL] 1. rare var. of DISEMBOWEL 2. Obs. to embed deeply …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 embowel — transitive verb ( eled or elled; eling or elling) Date: 1521 1. disembowel 2. obsolete enclose …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 embowel — /em bow euhl, bowl /, v.t., emboweled, emboweling or (esp. Brit.) embowelled, embowelling. 1. to disembowel. 2. Obs. to enclose. [1515 25; EM 1 + BOWEL] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 embowel — verb /ɛmˈbaʊ.əl/ To remove the bowels; disembowel …

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  • 7 embowel — v. disembowel, gut, eviscerate; remove the internal contents of …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 embowel — v. a. 1. Eviscerate, disembowel, paunch, gut, take out the bowels or entrails of, free from the viscera. 2. Embed, bury, hide, conceal …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 9 embowel — em·bowel …

    English syllables

  • 10 embowel — em•bow•el [[t]ɛmˈbaʊ əl, ˈbaʊl[/t]] v. t. eled, el•ing (esp. brit.) elled, el•ling. 1) to disembowel 2) Obs. to enclose • Etymology: 1515–25 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 embowel — /ɛmˈbaʊəl/ (say em bowuhl) verb (t) (embowelled or, US, emboweled, embowelling or, US, emboweling) → disembowel …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 embowel — A rare, if not obsolete, word meaning disembowel …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13 embowel — v.tr. (embowelled, embowelling; US emboweled, emboweling) archaic = DISEMBOWEL. Etymology: OF emboweler f. esboueler (as EX (1), BOWEL) …

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  • 14 Emboweled — Embowel Em*bow el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboweled}or {Embowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboweling} or {Embowelling}.] 1. To disembowel. [1913 Webster] The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam. [1913 Webster] The boar . . . makes his trough In… …

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  • 15 Emboweling — Embowel Em*bow el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboweled}or {Embowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboweling} or {Embowelling}.] 1. To disembowel. [1913 Webster] The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam. [1913 Webster] The boar . . . makes his trough In… …

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  • 16 Embowelled — Embowel Em*bow el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboweled}or {Embowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboweling} or {Embowelling}.] 1. To disembowel. [1913 Webster] The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam. [1913 Webster] The boar . . . makes his trough In… …

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  • 17 Embowelling — Embowel Em*bow el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emboweled}or {Embowelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emboweling} or {Embowelling}.] 1. To disembowel. [1913 Webster] The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam. [1913 Webster] The boar . . . makes his trough In… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 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 …

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  • 19 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

  • 20 Disembowel — Dis em*bow el (d[i^]s [e^]m*bou [e^]l), v. t. [See {Embowel}.] 1. To take or let out the bowels or interior parts of; to eviscerate. [1913 Webster] Soon after their death, they are disemboweled. Cook. [1913 Webster] Roaring floods and cataracts… …

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