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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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We were in the Slough of Despond tonight, and Mother came and pulled us out as Help did in the book.
They talked over the new plan while old Hannah cleared the table, then out came the four little work baskets, and the needles flew as the girls made sheets for Aunt March.
Darkness came on and the evening train came in at the station.
When she heard the boy moving about and talking in low tones a smile came to her lips.
Sometimes at night she was quite beside herself with the thought, but when she tried to talk of the matter to the members of the theatrical companies that came to Winesburg and stopped at her father's hotel, she got nowhere.
On the side streets of the vil- lage, in the darkness under the trees, they took hold of her hand and she thought that something unex- pressed in herself came forth and became a part of an unexpressed something in them.