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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tomb Tomb, n. [OE. tombe, toumbe, F. tombe, LL. tumba, fr. Gr. ? a tomb, grave; perhaps akin to L. tumulus a mound. Cf. Tumulus.] 1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher. As one dead in the bottom of a tomb. --Shak. 2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. ``In tomb of marble stones.'' --Chaucer. 3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead. Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb. --Shak. Tomb bat (Zo["o]l.), any one of species of Old World bats of the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the Egyptian species (T. perforatus).



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