Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To take from the tomb; disinter.

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

  • transitive verb To take from the tomb; to exhume; to disinter.

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

  • verb To take from the tomb; to exhume; to disinter.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ tomb

Examples

  • The fair Rachel has been trying to revive this genre, and to untomb Racine; but be not alarmed, Racine will never come to life again, and cause audiences to weep as of yore.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • The fair Rachel has been trying to revive this genre, and to untomb Racine; but be not alarmed, Racine will never come to life again, and cause audiences to weep as of yore.

    The Paris Sketch Book

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