Em*bow"el (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emboweled (?) or Embowelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Emboweling or Embowelling.]

1.

To disembowel.

The barbarous practice of emboweling. Hallam.

The boar . . . makes his trough In your emboweled bosoms. Shak.

Disembowel is the preferable word in this sense.

2.

To imbed; to hide in the inward parts; to bury.

Or deep emboweled in the earth entire. Spenser.

 

© Webster 1913.

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