womb /ˈwum/ 名詞
1. The belly; the abdomen. [Obs.]
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. Anat. 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.
Womb, v. t. To inclose in a womb, or as in a womb; to breed or hold in secret. [Obs.]
n : a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females;
contains the developing fetus [syn: uterus]