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- n. Plural form of bowel.
- n. The deepest or innermost part.
- n. The concept or quality that defines something at its very core.
- n. The intestines.
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- n. the center of the Earth
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Fastened to the sides of the winding tunnels, the tubes gave new visual meaning to the phrase "bowels of the Earth."
We English even, fastidious as we are, employ the term bowels as a natural symbolization for the affections of pity, mercy, or parental and brotherly affection.
Mrs Wilson has had an inflammation in her bowels, is recovered, and gaining strength.
Salvadorean gangster prisoners hide cellphones in bowels
I fear will be no long liver; for I am told she has sometimes the gout in her bowels (I hate the word bowels).
Personally, I believe that the only possible way to prevent loose bowels is to take your nourishment intravenously, and that is far from safe!
As you may know, Rocky's MOH has been in bowels of the bureaucracy since February, 2000.
A few days before the term the bowels should be freely opened and kept open until the period for the discharge has arrived.
Facing this, the very centre of the bowels is knotted.
The Queen is well, but I fear will be no long liver; for I am told she has sometimes the gout in her bowels (I hate the word bowels).