What does EMBOWEL mean?

Definitions for EMBOWEL
ɛmˈbaʊ əl, -ˈbaʊlem·bow·el

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  1. embowelverb

    To enclose or bury.

  2. embowelverb

    To remove the bowels; disembowel.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Embowelverb

    To eviscerate; to deprive of the entrails; to exenterate.

    Etymology: from bowel.

    The schools,
    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.

    The roar
    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
    Displays. Phillips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embowelverb

    to disembowel

  2. Embowelverb

    to imbed; to hide in the inward parts; to bury

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Embowel

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMBOWEL in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMBOWEL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • A. dependable
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. opaque
    • D. profound

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