Origin of hame
Examples from the Web for hames
Both Hames and Church took to Twitter to remonstrate with the media mogul, demanding an apology.Rupert Murdoch’s Future Rests on News Corp. Shareholders Meeting|Peter Jukes|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Unless your hames fit your collar well, you are sure to have trouble with your harness, and your mule will work badly.
See that your hames fit well, for they are a matter of great importance in a mule's drawing.
James McNiece turned from the examination of a cart as he spoke and gave his attention to the hames.Our Casualty And Other Stories|James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
Bell-teams were common; an iron or brass arch was fastened upon the hames, and collar and bells were suspended from it.Stage-coach and Tavern Days|Alice Morse Earle
The adaptation of hames to collars is almost as important as the fitting of the collars to the animals.