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Toom Tabard [empty jacket]

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A nickname given to John Baliol, because of his poor spirit, and sleeveless appointment to the throne of Scotland. The honour was an “empty jacket,” which he enjoyed a short time and then lost. He died discrowned in Normandy.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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