What does the word tomb mean?

Usage examples for tomb

  1. On Christmas Eve in 1524 Michelangelo writes from Florence to his friend, begging him not to postpone a journey he had in view, if the only business which detained him was the trouble about the tomb. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  2. " His end was peace" holds its place on many a tomb in virtue of a similar belief. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  3. He lifted his head and saw that the light appeared to flow from the interior of the tomb of King Abibaal. – Romance Island by Zona Gale