Definition of Bowels

1. Noun. The center of the Earth.

Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Midpoint

Definition of Bowels

1. Noun. (plural of bowel) ¹

2. Noun. The deepest or innermost part. ¹

3. Noun. The concept or quality that defines something at its very core. ¹

4. Noun. The intestines. ¹

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Definition of Bowels

1. bowel [v] - See also: bowel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowels

bowel cancer
bowel cancers
bowel disorders and fibre
bowel infections
bowel movements
bowel obstruction
bowel perforation
bowel sounds
bowels (current term)
bowen's disease
bower actinidia
bower anchor
bower anchors
bower bird

Literary usage of Bowels

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1. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"faces seem to be equally suited to the several bowels along which they descend, though they grow perpetually more putrid and acrimonious in their descent; ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Beholding whom, his brother dash'd to earth Tearing his bowels for anguish of his death, A mist dimm'd Hector's eyes ; nor could he brook Longer to hold him ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"day—run over by hand car—complete loss of control of bowels and urinary organs, permanent paralysis from hips down, one vertebra dislocated, ..."

4. The Lancet (1842)
"Her head aches and the bowels are confined. To take half an ounce of castor oil. 20. Convalescent. ... bowels open ; great thirst ; pulse full and strong ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"It was necessary to cleanse the bowels of dirt and their own secretions, ... The bowels were replaced with much difficulty, through so small an opening, ..."

6. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... and the bowels with'palm wine, and aromatic perfumes ; they then prepared the body with turpentine of cedar, and other things, for about thirty days, ..."

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