hames


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hames

(heɪmz)
n
make a hames of informal Irish to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
[of unknown origin]
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A quick, left-handed shooting guard, Hames compiled 296 points through 15 games from the season opener in mid-December to Feb.
When the pensioner left the shop her purse was in her bag hanging from the walking frame and when she saw Hames again instinctively covered it up with some magazines.
Hames was one of thousands of decorating volunteers, affectionately known as ``petal pushers,'' who spent Monday at the various float- decorating centers, getting the floats ready for the fresh flowers that will be attached just before Saturday's parade.