Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To enclose in or as if in a womb.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make pregnant.
  • To bury; hide as in a womb, pit, or cavern.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To conceive in the womb.
  • transitive verb To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb poetic, archaic To place or cause to be contained in the womb; to make pregnant; to conceive.
  • verb To enclose.

Etymologies

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From en- +‎ womb.

Examples

  • And at the same time the huge body tried to take the invader and enwomb it.

    The Gunslinger

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