Part of speech: noun

A glandular organ that secretes urine.

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Usage examples "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", 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", James Otis.
  3. Leaping to the kidney- stones that paved it, he announced himself a visitor to Mistress Rosamund. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.