[ keym ]
/ keɪm /
a slender, grooved bar of lead for holding together the pieces of glass in windows of latticework or stained glass.
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Also called ribbon.
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Examples from the Web for cames
Rebecca could see the Cames' brown farmhouse from Mrs. Baxter's sitting-room window.New Chronicles of Rebecca|Kate Douglas Wiggin
These Emaux et Cames constitute Gautiers own pet selection from his works.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
The beautiful Dresden china we see at the Exhibition, cames from the town of Dresden.The World's Fair|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for cames (1 of 2)
/ (keɪm) /
the past tense of come
British Dictionary definitions for cames (2 of 2)
/ (keɪm) /
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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