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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Womb  \Womb\,  v.  t. 
  To  inclose  in  a  womb,  or  as  in  a  womb;  to  breed  or  hold  in 
  secret.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Womb  \Womb\  (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. 
  And  he  coveted  to  fill  his  woman  of  the  cods  that 
  the  hogs  eat,  and  no  man  gave  him  --Wyclif  (Luke 
  xv  16). 
  An  I  had  but  a  belly  of  any  indifferency,  I  were 
  simply  the  most  active  fellow  in  Europe.  My  womb,  my 
  womb,  my  womb  undoes  me  --Shak. 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  uterus.  See  {Uterus}. 
  3.  The  place  where  anything  is  generated  or  produced. 
  The  womb  of  earth  the  genial  seed  receives. 
  4.  Any  cavity  containing  and  enveloping  anything 
  The  center  spike  of  gold  Which  burns  deep  in  the 
  bluebell's  womb.  --R.  Browning. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  hollow  muscular  organ  in  the  pelvic  cavity  of  females; 
  contains  the  developing  fetus  [syn:  {uterus}] 

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