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came

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[ keym ]
/ keɪm /
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verb
simple past tense of come.
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Other definitions for came (2 of 2)

came2
[ keym ]
/ keɪm /

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

Origin of came

2
1680–90; special use of came ridge; see kame1, comb
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British Dictionary definitions for came (1 of 2)

came1
/ (keɪm) /

verb
the past tense of come

British Dictionary definitions for came (2 of 2)

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
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