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umbles

(ˈʌmbəlz)
pl n
(Cookery) another term for numbles
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UMBLES is a familiar place to many people around the world.
[26] Mylroie AA, Collins H, Umbles C, Kyle J: Erythrocyte superoxide dismutase activity and other parameters of copper status in rats ingesting lead acetate.
Field diagnosis and progression of hypothermia can be assisted by the aide memoire of the 'umbles': the patient grumbles, fumbles, stumbles, mumbles and finally crumbles.
The real humble pie, also called umble pie, is a pastry stuffed and baked with humbles or umbles, the edible viscera of an animal, typically a game animal such as a deer.
He would receive the finest cut of meat at the feast, but the plebs would get a pie filled with the entrails and innards, known as "umbles." So, receiving "umble pie" was considered bad as it revealed your lower status.
The colours should have had a fresh maidenly charm; but all he could think of were stretched innards, umbles and tripes, grey-pink intestines looped out of a living body; he had a second batch of recalcitrant friars to be dispatched to Tyburn, to be slit up and gralloched by the hangman ...
Symptoms: Rick Curtis of the Princeton Outdoor Programs discusses the four "umbles" that indicate changes in motor coordination and levels of consciousness: stumbles, mumbles, fumbles, and grumbles.
The restriction of blood flow also affects the brain causing the 'umbles' to set in: stumbling, fumbling and mumbling.
Initial signs of hypothermia in humans include the "umbles": uncontrollable shivering accompanied by mumbling, stumbling and fumbling.
A "TO eat humble pie", meaning to admit a mistake, comes from the old English words "numbles" or "umbles", which refer to the innards or offal of animals, particularly of deer.
"We have taken some of the quirky names of recipes from the original book too, like Rabbit Surprised, Umbles (innards) of Deer and other, frankly, unappetising sounding dishes," said Jenny.
You've probably heard the expression "eating humble pie." The long-unused term "umbles" refers to viscera and other generally discarded meat parts of a deer, eaten by the poor who were not privileged to partake of the king's deer.