evacuate (one's) bowels

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evacuate (one's) bowels

To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
See also: bowel, evacuate
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evacuate one's bowels

Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
See also: bowel, evacuate
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The flock had paused, in their dispersal, to evacuate their bowels, possibly in trepidation at my approach and the grass was covered in fresh sheep dung.