toom


toom

adjective \ˈtüm\

Definition of TOOM

chiefly Scottish
:  empty

Examples of TOOM

  1. <the little shop in Edinburgh now stood toom>

Origin of TOOM

Middle English, from Old English tōm — more at teem
First Known Use: before 12th century

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