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  • v. Present participle of tomb.

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Examples

  • Sometimes at night it had seemed to her as though no one lived here — they had all gone long ago — leaving lighted houses to be covered in time by tombing heaps of sleet.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • Every deck was closed from its neighbor; all the interdeck doors, on every level, had clicked firmly shut, tombing off further communication.

    Starship

  • Sometimes at night it had seemed to her as though no one lived here -- they had all gone long ago -- leaving lighted houses to be covered in time by tombing heaps of sleet.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • For we have performed upon thee, thou abrama — nation, who comest ever without being invoked, whose coming is unknown, all the things which the company of the precentors and of the grammarians of Christpatrick’s ordered concerning thee in the matter of the work of thy tombing.

    Finnegans Wake

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