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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bowel.
  • adj. Having bowels; hollow.


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  • They're the ones who burned through tonnes of pot and then launched a War on Drugs when they grew bored with it; they drove mighty-bowelled Mustangs and Thunderbirds in their youth, and only started worrying about the environment when they no longer needed a capacious backseat to fornicate in; they espoused and took full advantage of sexual liberation, but were safely hors de combat by the time AIDS reared its head.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The old boy you see on the next train to Brighton – squashed between a loose-bowelled toddler and a teen playing Kings of Leon at top volume – could well be Lord Justice Judge.

    Train travel: First among equals

  • As if the tone and the words could somehow make a difference to the walking lightly and the loose-bowelled fear.

    With No One as Witness

  • Seven years old, spoiled, garrulous, and loose-bowelled he might be, but he could wear my colours in the National any day.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • Calis, and so on the mondaie following, [Sidenote: Iohn Hall executed.] he was drawne from the Tower to Tiburne, and there hanged, bowelled, headed, and quartered: his head being sent to Calis there to be set vp, where the duke was murthered.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • Their bodies are first bowelled, then dried upon hurdles till they be very dry, and so about the most of their joints and neck they hang bracelets, or chains of copper, pearl, and such like, as they used to wear.

    An Introduction to the mortuary customs of the North American Indians

  • Their bodies are first bowelled, then dried upon hurdles till they be very dry, and so about the most of their ioynts and necke they hang bracelets, or chaines of copper, pearle, and such like, as they use to wear.

    A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians

  • "Yes; and to think of crushing such a deep-bowelled monster!" said

    Doctor Grimshawe's Secret — a Romance

  • La Balue rose; the others, from honour, esteem, and reverence of the church, gave way to the clergy, and, biding their time, they continued to make grimaces, at which the king laughed to himself with Nicole, who aided him to stop the respiration of these loose-bowelled gentlemen.

    Droll Stories — Volume 1

  • Store up for yourself flavours … where neither moth nor rust destroy! jewelry is crawly as daily to carrying bowelled when its not ranging worn, as when it's out there, helping permanently sown in the painful surface and bottom pool cleaner and driving whatever licks, nicks, and kicks that vigor and garnish can seek up.



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