came

Definition of came

 (Entry 1 of 2)

past tense of come

came

noun
\ ˈkām How to pronounce came (audio) \

Definition of came (Entry 2 of 2)

: a slender grooved lead rod used to hold together panes of glass especially in a stained-glass window

First Known Use of came

Noun

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for came

Noun

origin unknown

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“Came.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/came. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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