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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tom  \Tom\,  n. 
  1.  A  familiar  contraction  of  {Thomas},  a  proper  name  of  a 
  2.  The  male  of  certain  animals;  --  often  used  adjectively  or 
  in  composition;  as  tom  turkey,  tomcat,  etc 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  Apostle  who  would  not  believe  the  resurrection  of  Jesus 
  until  he  saw  Jesus  with  his  own  eyes  [syn:  {Thomas},  {doubting 
  Thomas},  {Thomas  the  doubting  Apostle}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Thomas,  OK  (town,  FIPS  73450) 
  Location:  35.74731  N,  98.74910  W 
  Population  (1990):  1246  (638  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73669 
  Thomas,  WV  (city,  FIPS  80020) 
  Location:  39.14737  N,  79.49910  W 
  Population  (1990):  573  (298  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  26292 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
    A  language  compatible  with  the  language 
  {Dylan}(TM).  Thomas  is  NOT  {Dylan}(TM). 
  The  first  public  release  of  a  translator  to  {Scheme}  by  Matt 
  Birkholz  Jim  Miller,  and  Ron  Weiss,  written  at  {Digital 
  Equipment  Corporation}'s  {Cambridge  Research  Laboratory}  runs 
  (slowly)  on  {MIT}'s  {CScheme},  DEC's  {Scheme->C},  Marc 
  Feeley's  {Gambi},  {Macintosh},  {PC},  {Vax},  {MIPS},  {Alpha}, 
  Mailing  list:  . 
  ["Dylan(TM)  an  object-oriented  dynamic  language",  {Apple 
  Computer},  Eastern  Research  and  Technology,  April  1992]. 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  twin,  one  of  the  twelve  (Matt.  10:3;  Mark  3:18,  etc.).  He  was 
  also  called  Didymus  (John  11:16;  20:24),  which  is  the  Greek 
  equivalent  of  the  Hebrew  name  All  we  know  regarding  him  is 
  recorded  in  the  fourth  Gospel  (John  11:15,  16;  14:4,  5;  20:24, 
  25,  26-29).  From  the  circumstance  that  in  the  lists  of  the 
  apostles  he  is  always  mentioned  along  with  Matthew,  who  was  the 
  son  of  Alphaeus  (Mark  3:18),  and  that  these  two  are  always 
  followed  by  James,  who  was  also  the  son  of  Alphaeus,  it  has  been 
  supposed  that  these  three  Matthew,  Thomas,  and  James,  were 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Thomas,  a  twin 

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