disembowelment

[ dis-em-bou-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF disembowelment

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Unless experienced in bull fighting, he does not appreciate the danger, and a sudden charge has often resulted in disembowelment.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from dis- + embowel. Earlier form was disbowel (mid-15c.); embowel, with the same meaning, is attested from 1520s. Related: Disemboweled; disembowelment.

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