hame (ain) is the French form of the Italian Amo, meaning “fishhook.”
Ance he got up a hame for gaen-aboot dogs, an' he had naethin' to mak' by that.
I wish I war safe at hame, or in amang Christian creatures o ony kind!
He that has a dog at hame may gang to the kirk wi' a clean breast.
We focht our way through it, but not a soul did we meet; and wha would gang out the day that can bide at hame?
He wantit her hame; and he's no are to dee onything ill, or at the wrang moment!
That'll hardly haud, seein' the marchioness hersel' cam' hame in her the last nicht.
That once I shore split his pants for him with a hame strop.
I can tell ye he cam' hame this time wi' a weel-filled pouch, an' for the first week o' six workin' days he did mak' it spin!'
"They's a hame strap busted and Bill's loosin' all his furniture," explained the boy.