Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb Archaic To disembowel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inclose in another substance; embed; bury.
  • To remove the bowels or internal parts of; eviscerate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To disembowel.
  • transitive verb To imbed; to hide in the inward parts; to bury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To enclose or bury.
  • verb To remove the bowels; disembowel.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Obsolete French emboueler, alteration of Old French esbouler : es-, out of (from Latin ex-; see ex–) + Old French boeler (from boel, bouele, entrails; see bowel).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

em- +‎ bowel

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