bowels bowels  /ˈbaʊ əlz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the center of the Earth

Usage(s):

  1. Digestion proceeds all the way down the ten yards of bowels.
  2. Making his way to the cheapest passenger section in the bowels of the ship, Dellosa carefully placed the box on his seat and slipped away just before the ferry cast off.
  3. Carter's can still recommend its pills for such miseries to the extent that any of them can be temporarily relieved by an evacuation of the bowels.

News

  1. Patrick Kane: Predators’ David Poile great pick for U.S. Olympic GM

    CHICAGO – After Chicago Blackhawks’ games against the Nashville Predators, Patrick Kane would occasionally cross paths with Preds GM David Poile in the bowels of the arena. They would talk about the game and the NHL season; but their conversations … Continue reading ?
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Track: Uhl has ‘no regrets’ but is disappointed after taking 9th in 10K at USAs

    DES MOINES — Drenched in sweat in the bowels of Drake Stadium, Lisa Uhl (Koll) stood and offered no excuses. She’d been confident entering the women’s 10,000-meter race at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday evening, and she’d prepared for every type of race. The heat and humidity were tough, she admitted, but being a resident of this town, Uhl said she should be the last ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

  3. Developer: Kan. caverns could preserve human race

    ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — After most of the world's population is wiped off the map by a wayward meteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an eastern Kansas mine.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's a great day, got lot of walking in," Clemens said. "I learned a lot about the bowels of the building I was in and out of. We had some great meetings, and I'm looking forward to Wednesday of next week."
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Roger Clemens Source: Sports Network

  2. Well, as Oliver Cromwell spoke to the Church of Scotland nearly 360 years ago, "I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possibly you may be mistaken."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Oliver Cromwell Source: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

  3. Mr Abe said the illness usually made him "feel the need to relieve my bowels every 30 minutes."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Shinzo Abe Source: NEWS.com.au

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