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hame

[ heym ]

noun

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


hame

1

/ hem /

noun

  1. See home
    a Scot word for home


hame

2

/ heɪm /

noun

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hame1

1275–1325; Middle English < Middle Dutch

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hame1

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

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Example Sentences

"I'll put a pin in it, it'll do till I gang hame," she added, and she started to pin the torn edges together.

Efter hearin' him, it fair knocked the stories on the heid aboot him bein' oot to smash the hame, an' religion an' sic like.

Oh, my puir lamb, you're wet to the skin, an' fair done; for God knows its an' awfu' mess you hae cam' hame in.

We were unco gleg to win hame when a' this was dune, an' after steekin' the door, to sit an' birsle oor taes at the bit blaze.

Fanny's awa' at the gowff rinnin' aboot wi' a bag o' sticks after a wee bit ba', and Sally and I are hame by oor lane.

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