What does the word kidney mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A glandular organ that secretes urine.

Usage examples for kidney

  1. With the American this was an instinct; while perhaps with any other Englishman, than one of Garth's kidney, the idea would scarce have been entertained. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  2. The lieutenant couldn't fail of being impressed by the fact that I had come with one of his own kidney as escort, and from this out I shall have a kindly feeling for a red coat, even though I fail to love the one that wears it. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  3. Leaping to the kidney- stones that paved it, he announced himself a visitor to Mistress Rosamund. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini