womb

  • 1Womb — (w[=oo]m), n. [OE. wombe, wambe, AS. wamb, womb; akin to D. wam belly, OS. & OHG. wamba, G. wamme, wampe, Icel. v[ o]mb, Sw. v[*a]mb, Dan. vom, Goth. wamba.] 1. The belly; the abdomen. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] And he coveted to fill his… …

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  • 2Womb — Womb, v. t. To inclose in a womb, or as in a womb; to breed or hold in secret. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3womb — O.E. wamb, womb belly, uterus, from P.Gmc. *wambo (Cf. O.N. vomb, O.Fris. wambe, M.Du. wamme, Du. wam, O.H.G. wamba, Ger. Wamme belly, paunch, Goth. wamba belly, womb, O.E. umbor child ), of unknown origin …

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  • 4Womb — est un film germano franco hongrois réalisé par Benedek Fliegauf, sorti en 2010. Synopsis Lorsque Rebecca retourne dans la maison de son grand père, elle croise à nouveau le chemin de Thomas, son amour d enfance. Celui ci ne tarde pas à quitter… …

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  • 5womb — [wu:m] n [: Old English; Origin: wamb, womb] the part of a woman s or female animal s body where her baby grows before it is born = ↑uterus …

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  • 6womb — [wo͞om] n. [ME wombe < OE wamb, akin to Ger wamme] 1. Obs. the belly 2. UTERUS (sense 1) 3. any place or part that holds, envelops, generates, etc. [the womb of time] …

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  • 7womb — [ wum ] noun count the organ in a woman s or female animal s body where a baby grows before it is born …

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  • 8womb — ► NOUN ▪ the organ in the lower body of a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived and in which they develop before birth; the uterus. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 9womb|y — «WOO mee», adjective. having a womblike cavity; hollow …

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  • 10womb — noun ⇨ See also ↑uterus ADJECTIVE ▪ barren (formal, old fashioned) ▪ artificial VERB + WOMB ▪ come out of, emerge from …

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  • 11womb — noun Etymology: Middle English wamb, womb, from Old English; akin to Old High German wamba belly Date: before 12th century 1. uterus 2. a. a cavity or space that resembles a womb in containing and enveloping b. a place where something is… …

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  • 12womb — wombed, adj. /woohm/, n. 1. the uterus of the human female and certain higher mammals. 2. the place in which anything is formed or produced: the womb of time. 3. the interior of anything. 4. Obs. the belly. [bef. 900; ME, OE: belly, womb; c. D… …

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  • 13Womb — The womb (uterus) is a hollow, pear shaped organ located in a woman s lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum. The narrow, lower portion of the uterus is the cervix; the broader, upper part is the corpus. The corpus is made up of two… …

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  • 14womb — en·womb; womb; …

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  • 15womb — UK [wuːm] / US [wum] noun [countable] Word forms womb : singular womb plural wombs the organ in a woman s or female animal s body where a baby grows before it is born …

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  • 16womb —   Pū ao, ōpū, waihona keiki, pupu u, a a.     Orifice of womb, lapa.     Fallen womb, pū ao pelu …

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  • 17womb — noun a) In female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus. And his hede, hym semed,was enamyled with asure, and his shuldyrs shone as the golde, and his wombe was lyke mayles of a merveylous hew [...] …

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  • 18womb — [[t]wu͟ːm[/t]] wombs N COUNT: oft the N, poss N A woman s womb is the part inside her body where a baby grows before it is born. Syn: uterus …

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  • 19womb n — Unborn twins are womb mates …

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  • 20womb — [wu:m] noun the organ in the lower body of a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived and in which they gestate before birth; the uterus. Origin OE wamb, womb, of Gmc origin …

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