I know that ye have sad hours, when the Comforter is hid under a vail, and when ye inquire for Him, and find but a toom nest.
They may have given the hint of a toom larder by serving a dish of spurs on the board.
Wha kens,” continued the precentor, “but that the next time this kirk is opened will be to preach it toom?
Indeed, the Scots called him the "toom tabard," or empty herald's coat—a name not unsuited to such a king of vain show.
Between us and the distant cliffs are the strangely carved and pinnacled rocks of the toom pin wu-near Tu-weap.
In India, in speaking to a servant, you use the word "toom," which signifies "you."
Why, there be scores of these lay-beds that be toom as old Duns bacca-box on Friday night.
But the little old woman laughed a kindly laugh and said, Not much comfort an a toom meal-barrel in the hoose.
Not a Murray was abroad; and to the extreme they carried the threat of the young laird into execution, of making “toom byres.”
One or two of our party made a point of saying "toom" to the Rajah, which was in fact a great insult.