came

2
[ keym ]
/ keɪm /

noun

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

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Origin of came

2
1680–90; special use of came ridge; see kame1, comb1
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British Dictionary definitions for cames (1 of 2)

came1
/ (keɪm) /

verb

the past tense of come

British Dictionary definitions for cames (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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