umbles

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Variant of numbles.

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umbles (plural only)

  1. (archaic) Animal entrails, especially of a deer.
    • 1955, Robert Graves, The Greek Myths:
      When Thetis deserted Peleus, he took the child to Cheiron the Centaur, who reared him on Mount Pelion, feeding him on the umbles of lions and wild boars, and the marrow of bears, to give him courage [...].

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