Definition of tomb:
- A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead.
- A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.
- A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.
- To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.
I looked upon the days that came tripping toward you out of the blue- white horizon of time and saw them gray for a dear woman, gray and silent as the tomb over a dead love, and heavy hearted for a man who is my son.- "The Kempton-Wace Letters", Jack London Anna Strunsky.
These pictures show that surgery was probably an organized branch of medicine thus early, and the fact that they are found in a very important tomb shows how prominent a place in the community the surgeon held at that time.- "Education: How Old The New", James J. Walsh.
- "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.