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embowel

[em-bou-uh l, -boul] /ɛmˈbaʊ əl, -ˈbaʊl/
verb (used with object), emboweled, emboweling or (especially British) embowelled, embowelling.
1.
2.
Obsolete. to enclose.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; em-1 + bowel
Related forms
unemboweled, adjective
unembowelled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for embowelling

embowel

/ɪmˈbaʊəl/
verb (obsolete)
1.
to bury or embed deeply
2.
another word for disembowel
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