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TOMB, noun toom. [Latin tumulus, a heap or hillock; tumeo, to swell.]

1. A grave; a pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited.

As one dead in the bottom of a tomb

2. A house or vault formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof for the reception of the dead.

3. A monument erected to preserve the memory of the dead.

TOMB, verb transitive To bury; to inter. [See Entomb.]