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Tom definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites [syn: Tom, Uncle Tom]
2: male cat [syn: tom, tomcat]
3: male turkey [syn: turkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkey]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Tom, nickname for Thomas Date: 1762 1. the male of various animals: as a. tomcat b. a male turkey 2. capitalized Uncle Tom 2

Merriam Webster's

geographical name river 450 miles (724 kilometers) S Russia in Asia rising in NW Altai Mountains & flowing into the Ob'

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a male of various animals, esp. (in full tom-cat) a male cat. Etymology: abbr. of the name Thomas

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tom Tom, n. 1. A familiar contraction of Thomas, a proper name of a man. 2. The male of certain animals; -- often used adjectively or in composition; as, tom turkey, tomcat, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tom Tom, n. The knave of trumps at gleek. [Obs.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(toms) A tom is a male cat. N-COUNT

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Bantam, Cheshire cat, Chinchilla cat, Maltese cat, alley cat, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, billy, billy goat, blue cat, boar, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bubbly-jock, buck, bull, bullock, calico cat, capon, cat, chanticleer, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, cock, cockerel, dog, domestic fowl, drake, duck, duckling, dunghill fowl, entire, entire horse, feline, fowl, fryer, game fowl, gander, gib, gib-cat, gobbler, goose, gosling, grimalkin, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, hart, he-goat, hen, hen turkey, house cat, kit, kitling, kitten, kitty, kitty-cat, mouser, partlet, peacock, poulard, poult, poultry, pullet, puss, pussy, pussycat, ram, roaster, rooster, setting hen, silver cat, spring chicken, stag, stallion, steer, stewing chicken, stot, stud, studhorse, tabby, tabby cat, tiger cat, tom turkey, tomcat, top cow, top horse, tortoise-shell cat, tup, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, wether



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