hames


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hames

(heɪmz)
n
make a hames of informal Irish to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
[of unknown origin]
References in classic literature ?
Jennet Clouston and mony mair that he has harried out of house and hame.
Belyve,* the elder bairns come drapping in, At service out, amang the farmers roun'; Some ca' the pleugh, some herd, some tentie** rin A cannie*** errand to a neebor town: Their eldest hope, their Jenny, woman grown, In youthfu' bloom, love sparkling in her e'e Comes hame, perhaps, to show a braw new gown, Or deposite her sair-won penny-fee,*** To help her parents dear, if they in hardship be.
A quick, left-handed shooting guard, Hames compiled 296 points through 15 games from the season opener in mid-December to Feb.