What does EMBOWEL mean?
Definitions for EMBOWEL
ɛmˈbaʊ əl, -ˈbaʊlem·bow·el
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To enclose or bury.
To remove the bowels; disembowel.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To eviscerate; to deprive of the entrails; to exenterate.
Etymology: from bowel.
Embowelled of their doctrine, have left off
The danger to itself. William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.
Embowell’d will I see thee by and by;
’Till then, in blood, by noble Percy lye. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
Embowel’d with outrageous noise the air,
And all her entrails tore. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. vi.
Fossils and minerals that th’ embowel’d earth
to imbed; to hide in the inward parts; to bury
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
em-bow′el, v.t. properly, to enclose in something else; but also used for disembowel, to remove the entrails from:—pr.p. embow′elling; pa.p. embow′elled.—n. Embow′elment. [Em, in, into, and bowel.]
The numerical value of EMBOWEL in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of EMBOWEL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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