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disembowel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disembowel  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disembowel 
  v  :  remove  the  entrails  of  "draw  a  chicken"  [syn:  {eviscerate}, 
  {draw}] 




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