Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

An intestine; in the plural, the intestinal regions; formerly, pity; compassion; heart.

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Usage examples "bowel":

  1. This preparation only keeps a few days, and produces bowel complaints, and loss of the skin and hair, especially when insufficiently fermented. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  2. Fortunately a young musk- deer soon afterwards broke cover close to the tent, and its flesh wonderfully restored their courage: still I was constantly harassed by threats; some of my people were suffering from cold and bowel complaints, and I from rheumatism; while one fine lad, who came from Dorjiling, was delirious with a violent fever, contracted in the lower valleys, which sadly dispirited my party. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  3. The bowel movements, which are very frequent, are accompanied by a great deal of pain and straining. - "The Mother and Her Child", William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler.