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  • noun Plural form of womb.

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Examples

  • They protect people in wombs but have no remorse about blowing the brains of a three years old.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast PM: June 6, 2006

  • Someday, if we are fortunate, scientific research may make possible farms of artificial "wombs" breeding fetuses for their organs -- or even the "miracle" of men raising fetuses in their abdomens.

    Jacob M. Appel: Are We Ready for a Market in Fetal Organs?

  • Megalithic tombs and barrow-mounds were designed as "wombs" to give rebirth to the dead.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Megalithic tombs and barrow-mounds were designed as "wombs" to give rebirth to the dead.

    Womb - That from Which We Come, That to Which We Go

  • In its astonishingly wide-ranging fifth book, the poem traces the history of the earth from its first fortuitous formation to the emergence of the various living species from "wombs" in the earth — with only the best-adapted species managing to survive — and thence to the development of human society through various stages of technological development, political organization and (usually misguided) religious belief

    Introduction

  • Epicurus is not far behind: he believed that at first "wombs" of some kind grew in the heated mud, clinging to the roots of the earth; children were born out of these and the wombs offered them an organically occurring milky fluid, with natures’ help.

    The Chicago Blog: An excerpt from The Birthday Book by Censorinus

  • Epicurus is not far behind: he believed that at first "wombs" of some kind grew in the heated mud, clinging to the roots of the earth; children were born out of these and the wombs offered them an organically occurring milky fluid, with natures 'help.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Epicurus is not far behind: he believed that at first "wombs" of some kind grew in the heated mud, clinging to the roots of the earth; children were born out of these and the wombs offered them an organically occurring milky fluid, with natures 'help.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Epicurus is not far behind: he believed that at first "wombs" of some kind grew in the heated mud, clinging to the roots of the earth; children were born out of these and the wombs offered them an organically occurring milky fluid, with natures 'help.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Epicurus is not far behind: he believed that at first "wombs" of some kind grew in the heated mud, clinging to the roots of the earth; children were born out of these and the wombs offered them an organically occurring milky fluid, with natures 'help.

    The Chicago Blog

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