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bow•el



Pronunciation: (bou'ul, boul), [key]
n., v., -eled, -el•ing or (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling.


n.
1. Anat.
a. Usually, bowels. the intestine.
b. a part of the intestine.
2. bowels,
a. the inward or interior parts: the bowels of the earth.
b. Archaic.feelings of pity or compassion.

v.t.
to disembowel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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