Definitions of kidney

  1. A glandular organ which excretes urea and other waste products from the animal body; a urinary gland. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Habit; disposition; sort; kind. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A waiter. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One of two flattened glands, on each side of the loins, which secrete the urine. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Gland which excretes the urine. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A glandular organ that secretes urine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. One of two oblong flattened glands, situated in the rear region of the loins, and embedded in fatty tissue, which secrete the urine and pass it into the bladder; anything like a kidney; sort, kind, or disposition; humour; a waiting servant. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for kidney

  1. In cases of suspected poisoning have several clean jars into which you place the stomach with contents, intestines with contents, piece of liver, kidney spleen, etc. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  2. Leaping to the kidney stones that paved it, he announced himself a visitor to Mistress Rosamund. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini