Enwomb
Enwomb En*womb", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enwombed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enwombing}.] 1. To conceive in the womb. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern. --Donne. [1913 Webster]


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  • enwomb — [en wo͞om′] vt. to enclose in or as in a womb …   English World dictionary

  • enwomb — ə̇n, en+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: en (I) + womb (n.) 1. obsolete : to make pregnant : carry in the womb 2. : to bury, hide, or contain in the depths or reces …   Useful english dictionary

  • enwomb — transitive verb Date: 1590 to shut up as if in a womb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enwomb — /en woohm /, v.t. to enclose in or as if in the womb. [1580 90; EN 1 + WOMB] * * * …   Universalium

  • enwomb — verb a) to entomb b) to conceive in the womb …   Wiktionary

  • enwomb — v. enclose in a womb; confine or bury as in a womb; enclose a person warmly as in a womb; hide in a pit or large cave; impregnate a woman; be the baby or fetus in a woman s womb (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enwomb — en·womb …   English syllables

  • enwomb — en•womb [[t]ɛnˈwum[/t]] v. t. to enclose in or as if in the womb • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • enwomb — /ɛnˈwum/ (say en woohm), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) to enclose in or as in the womb …   Australian English dictionary

  • Enwombed — Enwomb En*womb , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enwombed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enwombing}.] 1. To conceive in the womb. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern. Donne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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