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Bowel vs. Bowl

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Wikipedia
  • Bowel (noun)

    A part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine.

  • Bowel (noun)

    The entrails or intestines; the internal organs of the stomach.

  • Bowel (noun)

    The (deep) interior of something.

    "The treasures were stored in the bowels of the ship."

  • Bowel (noun)

    The seat of pity or the gentler emotions; pity or mercy.

  • Bowel (noun)

    offspring

  • Bowel (verb)

    To disembowel.

  • Bowl (noun)

    A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.

  • Bowl (noun)

    As much as is held by a bowl.

    "You can’t have any more soup – you’ve had three bowls already."

  • Bowl (noun)

    A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The round hollow part of anything.

    "Direct the cleaning fluid around the toilet bowl and under the rim."

  • Bowl (noun)

    The part of a spoon that holds content, as opposed to the handle.

  • Bowl (noun)

    A part of a pipe or bong packed with marijuana for smoking

    "Let's smoke a bowl!"

  • Bowl (noun)

    A round crater (or similar) in the ground.

  • Bowl (noun)

    An elliptical-shaped stadium or amphitheater resembling a bowl.

  • Bowl (noun)

    A postseason football competition, a bowl game (i.e. Rose Bowl, Super Bowl)

  • Bowl (noun)

    The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The action of bowling a ball.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The game of bowls.

  • Bowl (verb)

    To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.

  • Bowl (verb)

    To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).

  • Bowl (verb)

    To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels.

    "We were bowled rapidly along the road."

  • Bowl (verb)

    To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Bowel (noun)

    One of the intestines of an animal; an entrail, especially of man; a gut; - generally used in the plural.

  • Bowel (noun)

    Hence, figuratively: The interior part of anything; as, the bowels of the earth.

  • Bowel (noun)

    The seat of pity or kindness. Hence: Tenderness; compassion.

  • Bowel (noun)

    Offspring.

  • Bowel

    To take out the bowels of; to eviscerate; to disembowel.

  • Bowl (noun)

    A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.

  • Bowl (noun)

    Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.

  • Bowl (noun)

    A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.

  • Bowl (noun)

    An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.

  • Bowl (noun)

    The game of tenpins or bowling.

  • Bowl

    To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.

  • Bowl

    To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.

  • Bowl

    To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

  • Bowl (verb)

    To play with bowls.

  • Bowl (verb)

    To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.

  • Bowl (verb)

    To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bowel (noun)

    the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

  • Bowl (noun)

    a round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food

  • Bowl (noun)

    a concave shape with an open top

  • Bowl (noun)

    a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

  • Bowl (noun)

    the quantity contained in a bowl

  • Bowl (noun)

    a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

  • Bowl (noun)

    a wooden ball (with flattened sides) used in the game of bowls

  • Bowl (noun)

    a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

  • Bowl (verb)

    roll (a ball)

  • Bowl (verb)

    engage in the sport of bowling;

    "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"

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