came

1
[ keym ]
/ keɪm /

verb

simple past tense of come.

Definition for came (2 of 3)

came2
[ keym ]
/ keɪm /

noun

a slender, grooved bar of lead for holding together the pieces of glass in windows of latticework or stained glass.

Origin of came

2
1680–90; special use of came ridge; see kame1, comb1
Also called ribbon.

Definition for came (3 of 3)

Origin of come

before 900; Middle English comen, Old English cuman; cognate with Dutch komen, German kommen, Gothic qiman, Old Norse koma, Latin venīre (see avenue), Greek baínein (see basis), Sanskrit gácchati (he) goes
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British Dictionary definitions for came (1 of 3)

came1
/ (keɪm) /

verb

the past tense of come

British Dictionary definitions for came (2 of 3)

came2
/ (keɪm) /

noun

a grooved strip of lead used to join pieces of glass in a stained-glass window or a leaded light

Word Origin for came

C17: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for came (3 of 3)

come
/ (kʌm) /

verb comes, coming, came or come (mainly intr)

interjection

an exclamation expressing annoyance, irritation, etccome now!; come come!

noun taboo, slang

semen

Word Origin for come

Old English cuman; related to Old Norse koma, Gothic qiman, Old High German queman to come, Sanskrit gámati he goes
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Idioms and Phrases with came

come

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