in nards


noun (used with a plural verb)
the internal parts of the body; entrails or viscera.
the internal mechanism, parts, structure, etc., of something; the interior of something: an engine's innards.

1815–25; variant of inwards, noun use of inward Unabridged
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innards (ˈɪnədz)
pl n
1.  the internal organs of the body, esp the viscera
2.  the interior parts or components of anything, esp the working parts
[C19: colloquial variant of inwards]

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1825, dial. variant of inwards "the bowels."
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