Etymology 1


toom (comparative more toom, superlative most toom)

(rare or dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Empty; bare.


toom (plural tooms)

(chiefly Scottish) A piece of waste ground where rubbish is deposited.


toom (third-person singular simple present tooms, present participle tooming, simple past and past participle toomed)

(rare or dialectal) To empty; teem.

Etymology 2


toom (usually uncountable, plural tooms)

Vacant time, leisure.


• MOTO, moot, moto, moto-, tomo-

Source: Wiktionary

Toom, a. Etym: [OE. tom, fr. Icel. tomr; akin to Dan. & Sw. tom, As. tome, adv. Cf. Teem to pour.]

Definition: Empty. [Obs. or Prov.Eng. & Scot.] Wyclif.

Toom, v. t.

Definition: To empty. [Obs. or Prov.Eng. & Scot.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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