caam

noun
\ˈkäm, -ȧm\
plural -s

Definition of caam 

: the heddles of a loom

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First Known Use of caam

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caam

Dutch kam, literally, comb, from Middle Dutch cam; akin to Old English camb comb

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