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1. The belly; the abdomen. And he coveted to fill his woman of the cods that the hogs eat, and no man gave him. (Wyclif (Luke xv. 16)) An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe. My womb, my womb, my womb undoes me. (Shak)

2. (Science: anatomy) The uterus. See Uterus.

3. The place where anything is generated or produced. The womb of earth the genial seed receives. (Dryden)

4. Any cavity containing and enveloping anything. The center spike of gold Which burns deep in the bluebell's womb. (R. Browning)

Origin: OE. Wombe, wambe, AS. Wamb, womb; akin to D. Wam belly, OS. & OHG. Wamba, G. Wamme, wampe, Icel. Vomb, Sw. V&mb, Dan. Vom, Goth. Wamba.

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... I had a recurring dream for the first 40 years of my life... Finally one day, I realized that it was a MEMORY, not a dream! I was in my mother's womb, floating in darkness, but experiencing one emotion after another... They were complex emotions, not just joy and sorrow, but also longing and ...

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