vade mecumva·de me·cum
something carried about by a person for constant use, reference, etc., as a handbook or manual
Origin of vade mecumL, literally , go with me
nounpl. va·de me·cums
- A useful thing that one constantly carries about.
- A book, such as a guidebook, for ready reference.
Origin of vade mecumLatin vade m&emacron;cum, go with me : vade, sing. imperative of vadere, to go + m&emacron; : ablative sing. of eg&omacron;, I + cum, with.
(plural Vade Mecums)
- Alternative capitalization of vade mecum.
- Alternative form of vade mecum.