\ ˈtüm How to pronounce toom (audio) \

Definition of toom

chiefly Scotland

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the little shop in Edinburgh now stood toom

First Known Use of toom

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toom

Middle English, from Old English tōm — more at teem entry 2

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The first known use of toom was before the 12th century

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“Toom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toom. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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