entomb (someone or something) in (something)

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entomb (someone or something) in (something)

To enclose, trap, or contain someone or something in something. We entombed the dead bird in the box before burying it in the backyard.
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Sea-mew , entombed in ice, will never ride the buoyant waters more.
At once the Mangaboos began piling up the rocks of glass again, and as the little man realized that they were all about to be entombed in the mountain he said to the children:
Some of her old friends, principally to be found among the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats, did once occasionally say, as they toyed in a ghastly manner with large fans--like charmers reduced to flirting with grim death, after losing all their other beaux--did once occasionally say, when the world assembled together, that they wondered the ashes of the Dedlocks, entombed in the mausoleum, never rose against the profanation of her company.
<BVIEW OF THE NORTH: In the foreground of the attached image are some tree stumps and fallen boughs of an ancient forest, estimated to be up to 2,500 years old, which were previously entombed in a 1m.
As proposed, tens of thousands of truck and trainloads of waste would be shipped to Nevada to be entombed in casks in tunnels drilled beneath the ancient volcanic ridge.
THE owner of a New Zealand coal mine where 29 workers' bodies were entombed in a methanefuelled blast four years ago has said it will not retrieve the remains as it is too dangerous.
Conspiracy theorists have claimed he was entombed in concrete at Giants Stadium in New Jersey, ground up and thrown in a Florida swamp or obliterated in a mobowned fat-rendering plant.
Kate joins the expedition under station commander Edvard Wolner (Trond Espen Seim), who eventually reveals the corpse of a creature entombed in the ice.
In early 2010, he had spent 66 hours entombed in a block of ice, topping Blaine's 63 hours which he achieved in 2000.
More than 50 people were killed in a massive rockslide which flattened homes in a Cairo shantytown, a security official said yesterday, with yet more bodies pulled from the rubble two days after the tragedy.Many other bodies are feared entombed in the debris after giant boulders crushed dozens of homes in the shantytown of Manshiyet Nasser on Saturday, burying whole families.As four more corpses were pulled out of the rubble, rising as high as 15 metres, a security official said the official casualty toll stood at 51 dead and 57 injured.Television reports suggested as many as 500 people could still be missing.
They said the women were still breathing as they were entombed in Baba Kot, a remote village in the Jafferabad region, 200 miles from Quetta.
The discovery was reminiscent of a 2005 case in the Austrian city of Graz, where the bodies of four infants - two in a freezer, the other two entombed in cement-filled buckets - were found at a home.
Rhodri realizes that his destiny is to rescue the men entombed in Homeira's stone cave, recover his father's heart, and find Excalibur, the famous sword of King Arthur.
The two were charged last June after police discovered the bodies of two newborns in a basement freezer shared by residents of an apartment complex in Graz, about 120 miles south of Vienna, and the remains of two more entombed in paint buckets filled with cement.