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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: ?OWEL

bowel

bowel
(n.) One of the intestines of an animal; an entrail, especially of man; a gut; -- generally used in the plural.
(n.) Hence, figuratively: The interior part of anything; as, the bowels of the earth.
(n.) The seat of pity or kindness. Hence: Tenderness; compassion.
(n.) Offspring.
(v. t.) To take out the bowels of; to eviscerate; to disembowel.

dowel

dowel
(n.) A pin, or block, of wood or metal, fitting into holes in the abutting portions of two pieces, and being partly in one piece and partly in the other, to keep them in their proper relative position.
(n.) A piece of wood driven into a wall, so that other pieces may be nailed to it.
(v. t.) To fasten together by dowels; to furnish with dowels; as, a cooper dowels pieces for the head of a cask.

howel

howel
(n.) A tool used by coopers for smoothing and chamfering rheir work, especially the inside of casks.
(v. t.) To smooth; to plane; as, to howel a cask.

nowel

nowel
(n.) Christmas; also, a shout of joy at Christmas for the birth of the Savior.
(n.) A kind of hymn, or canticle, of mediaeval origin, sung in honor of the Nativity of our Lord; a Christmas carol.
(n.) The core, or the inner part, of a mold for casting a large hollow object.
(n.) The bottom part of a mold or of a flask, in distinction from the cope; the drag.

rowel

rowel
(n.) The little wheel of a spur, with sharp points.
(n.) A little flat ring or wheel on horses' bits.
(n.) A roll of hair, silk, etc., passed through the flesh of horses, answering to a seton in human surgery.
(v. t.) To insert a rowel, or roll of hair or silk, into (as the flesh of a horse).

towel

towel
(n.) A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying anything wet, as the person after a bath.
(v. t.) To beat with a stick.

vowel

vowel
(a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel; vocal.
(n.) A vocal, or sometimes a whispered, sound modified by resonance in the oral passage, the peculiar resonance in each case giving to each several vowel its distinctive character or quality as a sound of speech; -- distinguished from a consonant in that the latter, whether made with or without vocality, derives its character in every case from some kind of obstructive action by the mouth organs. Also, a letter or character which represents such a sound. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 146-149.