enwomb

verb
en·​womb | \ in-ˈwüm How to pronounce enwomb (audio) , en- \
enwombed; enwombing; enwombs

Definition of enwomb

transitive verb

: to shut up as if in a womb

First Known Use of enwomb

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Enwomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enwomb. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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