toom

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adjective \ˈtüm\

Definition of toom

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  empty

Examples of toom in a Sentence

  1. the little shop in Edinburgh now stood toom

Origin and Etymology of toom

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


First Known Use: before 12th century


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