Definition of "umbles" [um•bles]

  • Animal entrails, especially of a deer. (noun)

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Use "umbles" in a sentence
  • "The word was often written in English umbles and humbles."
  • "Medieval nobles helped themselves to the finer cuts of the stag, leaving the "umbles" - the heart, liver, and entrails-to the servants."
  • "Pepys's age, I venture to submit that the _humble pie_ of that period was indeed the pie named in the list quoted; and not only so, but that it was made out of the "umbles" or entrails of the deer, a dish of the second table, inferior of course to the venison pasty which smoked upon the dais, and therefore not inexpressive of that humiliation which the term "eating humble pie" now painfully describes."
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