/ (ˈkæmən) /

  1. shinty the wooden stick used to hit the ball

Origin of caman

C19: from Gaelic

Words Nearby caman

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How to use caman in a sentence

  • Edward the Black Prince left to his confessor his bed of red caman, with his arms embroidered on each corner.

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  • The blow given by a hurler to the ball with his caman or hurley is always called a puck.

  • From Hacienda Cantas to caman we had to pass the western desert for a distance of 45 miles.

  • The observation at caman checks very closely with a Peruvian observation the value of which is S. 16 37 00.

  • At sunset Alleericmac was hammering with his fist at the door of the Fonda del caman.

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