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n combining form
denoting a mass or part of a specified kindrhizome
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for -ome
variant of -oma
Words nearby -ome
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How to use -ome in a sentence
Since we 'ad got the long-net out to try the 'Ome Park wood.
"I ha' come to fetch him 'ome by the wishes of his parients," said Mrs. Warren.
Don't think he have, for the boys, Dick and Hal, was 'ome when I come back.
Ye're both comin' back with me to my nice 'ome this wery arfternoon.
And what message am I to give to Sue—poor girl—when she comes 'ome?