verb (used with object), dis·em·bow·eled, dis·em·bow·el·ing or (especially British) dis·em·bow·elled, dis·em·bow·el·ling.
Origin of disembowel
Examples from the Web for disembowel
Another promised to "disembowel him with a rusty pitchfork."
And placing the knife in the lad's hand, she added: "Cut off their heads, disembowel those infidel dogs!"
He even goes so far—one day when his supply of children is exhausted—as to disembowel a pregnant woman and sport with the fœtus.L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
One of the old Indian women got hold of him and began to pluck his feathers off, then to disembowel him.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
c.1600, from dis- + embowel. Earlier form was disbowel (mid-15c.); embowel, with the same meaning, is attested from 1520s. Related: Disemboweled; disembowelment.