down·​come | \ ˈdau̇nˌkəm \
plural -s

Definition of downcome

1 archaic : a coming down : descent : sudden fall : downfall, overthrow

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History and Etymology for downcome

Middle English (Scots) douncome, from Middle English doun down + come action of coming, alteration (influenced by comen to come) of kime, from Old English cyme, from cuman to come

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“Downcome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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