Tom n. The knave of trumps at gleek. [Obs.]
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.
n 1: contemptuous name for a Black man who is abjectly servile
and deferential to Whites [syn: Uncle Tom]
2: male cat [syn: tomcat]
3: male turkey [syn: turkey cock, gobbler, tom turkey]