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.
- bow·el·less, adjective
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How to use bowel in a sentence
He breathed fierce and honest anathema on the heads of the bowelless fiends who had abandoned the babe to its doom.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
But this is not thy doing: the bowelless fiend sends thee, poor simple girl, to me with this bait.The Cloister and the Hearth | Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for bowel
an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
(plural) innards; entrails
(plural) the deep or innermost part (esp in the phrase the bowels of the earth)
(plural) archaic the emotions, esp of pity or sympathy
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Scientific definitions for bowel
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