came

2
[keym]

Origin of came

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

1
verb
  1. the past tense of come

came

2
noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for cames

came

past tense of come.

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