What does the word tome mean?

Usage examples for tome

  1. Hereupon La Tome drew up a formal protest, and Brederode drew up another. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  2. I found out, then, that I had spent that awful night with a harmless box of rifles and a lot of innocent cheese; but the news was too late to save me; imagination had done its work, and my health was permanently shattered; neither Bermuda nor any other land can ever bring it back tome. – How Tell a Story and Others by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  3. She wanted to study a little; she never neglected to keep her mind in training; and after dinner she sat down with a stout tome on political economy. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick