Hame meaning

hām
(scot.) Home.
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One of the two curved wooden or metal pieces of a harness that fits around the neck of a draft animal and to which the traces are attached.
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Either of the two rigid pieces along the sides of a horse's collar, to which the traces are attached.
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(obsolete) A covering, skin, membrane.
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Part of the harness that fits round the neck of a draught horse that the reins pass through.
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Scottish form of home.
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Alternative form of halm.
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Origin of hame

  • Middle English from Middle Dutch tkei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Middle Dutch hame (“horse collar, harness, fishnet”), from Old Dutch *hamo, from Proto-Germanic *hamô (“fishnet, collar for a horse”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱam- (“part of a harness”). Cognate with Middle Low German ham, hame (“collar, fishnet”), Old High German hamo (“sack-like fishnet”) (Modern German dialectal Hame, Hamen (“hand fishnet”), Ham (“horse collar”)).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English hame, home, from Old English hama, homa (“a cover, skin”), from Proto-Germanic *hamô (“clothes, skirt”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱam- (“cover, clothes”). Cognate with Danish ham (“skin, bladder, figure”), Danish hams (“shell, sleeve”). More at heaven.

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  • From Middle English ham, from Old English hām (“home”). More at home.

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  • From earlier haum, haume.

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