the bowels

plural noun

Definition of the bowels

literary
: the deep inner parts of something They dug deep into the bowels of the earth. The engine room is down in the bowels of the ship.

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“The bowels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20bowels. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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