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came 1

 (kām)
n.
A slender grooved lead bar used to hold together the panes in stained glass or latticework windows.

[Possibly dialectal kame, ridge; see kame.]

came 2

 (kām)
v.
Past tense of come.

came

(keɪm)
vb
the past tense of come

came

(keɪm)
n
(Crafts) a grooved strip of lead used to join pieces of glass in a stained-glass window or a leaded light
[C17: of unknown origin]

came1

(keɪm)

v.
pt. of come.

came2

(keɪm)

n.
a slender, grooved bar of lead for holding together the pieces of glass in windows of latticework or stained glass.
[1680–90; figurative use of came ridge]
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Three days later Anne came home from school and found Janet crying.
He dropped below me with the current, and by and by he came a-swinging up shore in the easy water, and he went by so close I could a reached out the gun and touched him.
The day of his and Lydia's departure soon came, and Mrs.
And as they came up, sure enough, away went two boys along the footpath, keeping up with the horses--the first a light, clean- made fellow going on springs; the other stout and round- shouldered, labouring in his pace, but going as dogged as a bull-terrier.
While Jones was exulting in the consciousness of his integrity, Partridge came capering into the room, as was his custom when he brought, or fancied he brought, any good tidings.
She heard the steps of Vassily Lukitch coming up to the door and coughing; she heard, too, the steps of the nurse as she came near; but she sat like one turned to stone, incapable of beginning to speak or to get up.
When the swallows heard this, they all came down on to the Doctor's ship; and they told him to unravel some pieces of long rope and make them into a lot of thin strings as quickly as he could.