toom

toom

[toom] Scot. and North England.
adjective
1.
empty; vacant.
verb (used with object)
2.
to empty or drain (a vessel), especially by drinking the contents.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English tome (adj.), Old English tōm; cognate with Old Norse tōmr

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