hame

[ heym ]
/ heɪm /
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noun

either of two curved pieces lying upon the collar in the harness of an animal, to which the traces are fastened.

Nearby words

  1. hamborn,
  2. hamburg,
  3. hamburger,
  4. hamburger's law,
  5. hamden,
  6. hame tug,
  7. hamelin,
  8. hameln,
  9. hamer,
  10. hamersley range

Origin of hame

1275–1325; Middle English < Middle Dutch

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British Dictionary definitions for hame

hame

1
/ (heɪm) /

noun

either of the two curved bars holding the traces of the harness, attached to the collar of a draught animal

Word Origin for hame

C14: from Middle Dutch hame; related to Middle High German hame fishing rod

noun, adverb

a Scot word for home
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