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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.
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Origin of hame

1275–1325; Middle English <Middle Dutch
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British Dictionary definitions for hame (1 of 2)

hame1
/ (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

British Dictionary definitions for hame (2 of 2)

hame2
/ (hem) /

noun, adverb
a Scot word for home
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