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Meaning of DISEMBOWEL

Pronunciation:  `disem'bawul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
 

DISEMBOWEL is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: draw, eviscerate
 
 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`em*bow"el\ (d[i^]s`[e^]m*bou"[e^]l), v. t. [See
{Embowel}.]
1. To take or let out the bowels or interior parts of; to
   eviscerate.

         Soon after their death, they are disemboweled.
                                               --Cook.

         Roaring floods and cataracts that sweep From
         disemboweled earth the virgin gold.   --Thomson.

2. To take or draw from the body, as the web of a spider.
   [R.] ``Her disemboweled web.'' --J. Philips.

 

 

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