from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A comer; (person) an arrival.
  • n. An incomer.
  • n. A newcomer; stranger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A comer; an incomer; a new-comer; a stranger.


From Middle English, equivalent to come +‎ -ling. Cognate with Old High German chomeling, chumelinc ("a comeling"). (Wiktionary)


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