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hame

[heym] /heɪm/
noun
1.
either of two curved pieces lying upon the collar in the harness of an animal, to which the traces are fastened.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English < Middle Dutch
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British Dictionary definitions for hames

hames

/heɪmz/
noun
1.
(Irish, informal) make a hames of, to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
Word Origin
of unknown origin

hame1

/heɪm/
noun
1.
either of the two curved bars holding the traces of the harness, attached to the collar of a draught animal
Word Origin
C14: from Middle Dutch hame; related to Middle High German hame fishing rod

hame2

/hem/
noun, adverb
1.
a Scot word for home
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