n. a place where something is generated; encompassing, protective hollow or space
Even in the womb, Emmy Graham was different. "We called her squirmy from the moment I felt her move," says her mother, Kirsten.
Sentence in Classic:
It was the curse of mankind that these incongruous fagots were thus bound together that in the agonised womb of consciousness, these polar twins should be continuously struggling.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
It thrilled inside her body, in her womb, somewhere, till she felt she must jump into water and swim to get away from it; a mad restlessness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
One way and another, it has begotten events so remarkable in themselves, and so continuously momentous in their sequential issues, that whaling may well be regarded as that Egyptian mother, who bore offspring themselves pregnant from her womb.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Within the blind sides they stealthily imprison chosen men picked out one by one, and fill the vast cavern of its womb full with armed soldiery.