American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The internal organs, especially the intestines; viscera.
- n. Internal parts: "sidewalk repair shops, where the entrails of bicycles and cars and motorcycles are spread, mechanics poring over them” ( Alan Cowell).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The internal parts of animal bodies; the viscera; the bowels; the guts: seldom used in the singular.
- Hence The internal parts of anything.
- n. archaic Plural form of entrail.
- n. uncountable The internal organs of an animal, especially the intestines.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts; viscera; intestines.
- n. The internal parts.
- n. internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity)
- Old French entrailles < Vulgar Latin intralia, from Latin interanea, from interaneus, from inter. Compare Spanish entraña. (Wiktionary)
- From Middle English entraille, from Old French, from Medieval Latin intrālia, alteration of Latin interānea, from neuter pl. of interāneus, internal, from inter, within; see en in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The world will not be fit to live in until the last polition is hung with the entrails from the last preacher, rabbi, and amam! heynow”
“The phenomenon has definitely grown beyond the core audience of teenage girls, but there are still those who prefer to see their blood-suckers swimming in entrails and terrorizing and unknowing public.”
“Then he looks at the liver of a sheep, but reading entrails is as old as campfires and rocks so that's not a big surprise.”
“Offal is described as the "entrails and internal organs of a butchered animal," which tend to be less common meat cuts and pieces.”
“Therefore, as long as the will of the voters on the day of the election can be known (quite simply by counting their votes - not "entrails") then the results should stand - even If the margin of victory be narrow.”
“SnarkyPlatypus Not everything that's longer than it is wide is "entrails".”
“Rain and Harris 'performances pick up the pieces (read "entrails"), if only to convince the audience that they're not watching a video game.”
“Halloween candy, the smell of candles burning inside of freshly carved jack-o-lanterns, and the rotting entrails of several people who were unlucky enough to start playing one hell of a game.”
“His real name is unpronounceable, androughly translates as “he who devours your entrails and thoroughly enjoys it.””
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