noun down·come \ˈdau̇nˌkəm\

Definition of downcome



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

  2. 2 :  downcomer a

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at down, come

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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