|“||I haven’t seen a cove that sick since me uncle Morris what was a sailor in a merchant man come down with the hocko-grockle. And he died of it.||”|
— Tom Byrd, The Scottish Prisoner
Events of the Lord John SeriesEdit
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Tom is short and stocky with brown hair, freckles, and a snub nose.
- Tom is a short form for Thomas, which derives from the Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') which meant "twin".
- Byrd as a surname is a variant of Bird, which was an occupational name for a person who raised or hunted birds.