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- Rhymes: -uːm
- (transitive) To deposit in a tomb.
- (figurative, transitive) To confine in restrictive surroundings.
- 2020 July 29, Paul Stephen, “A new collaboration centred on New Street”, in Rail, page 54:
- [...] after the original Victorian station was demolished and then entombed in concrete in the 1960s, Birmingham New Street became a byword for the worst excesses of the much-loathed Brutalist architecture so widely used to reconstruct inner-city post-war Britain.
to deposit in a tomb