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downcome

[doun-kuhm] /ˈdaʊnˌkʌm/
noun
1.
a downcomer.
2.
Archaic. descent or downfall; comedown; humiliation.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; down1 + come
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British Dictionary definitions for downcome

downcome

/ˈdaʊnˌkʌm/
noun
1.
(archaic) downfall
2.
another name for downcomer
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