- Robert,1810–85, U.S. lawyer, orator, and Confederate statesman and army officer.
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Examples from the Web for toombs
He and Toombs generally stood together, as Whigs and Unionists.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
Toombs was traveling with a party of friends, and to one of them he read the letter.
Toombs had already left the Whig party, and was acting with the Democrats.
Toombs was a man of the people, but in his own way, and it was a princely and a dashing way.
He wanted to make Toombs, who was then a general in the army, his successor.