Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hame.
  • n. mess

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The curved pieces of wood in the harness of a draught-horse, called the hames, to which the traces are fastened, could be found in twisted growths, as could also portions of ox-yokes.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • And lang may their lum reek in their ain hames ...

    Does Donald Trump Need Your House?

  • The East Anglian harness is distinctive, as the hames around the collar, or seals as they are known in their home County, are made of wood rather than metal and the saddle tree is exposed without the usual leather covering.

    Archive 2007-06-03

  • There is an interesting commentary piece in this morning's Times by Tim hames which argues that spin really has ended under Brown and that "no longer will journalists be able to declare that “ministers will say” or “ministers will do” with the confidence of oracles in the ancient world."

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Kidnapping a Sidhe child was cause for war-between Elfhame Misthold and Elfhame Bete Noir at least; between as many of the hames as each side could draw in at worst.

    Music To My Sorrow

  • Kidnapping a Sidhe child was cause for war — between Elfhame Misthold and Elfhame Bete Noir at least; between as many of the hames as each side could draw in at worst.

    Music to My Sorrow

  • It was only a trip, but as he got up and faced about looking for the remains of the sled, the harness, tugged by the reins, crowded on his neck — backband, collar, hames, chains and all.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Kentucky on December 18 in the Jimmy V Classic, tallied 20-plus points for the seventh time in 11 hames this season.

    NCAA Men's Basketball - San Diego State vs. Duke

  • He rode forth with the Hosts of Hell at his back'landless knights cast out by their hames, Low Court spirits bound to him by magic'to hunt and harry where he would, for this time-bound world had long been his playground.

    Spirits White As Lightning

  • "Maybe you could see if any of the other hames have been attacked, " Beth suggested cautiously.

    Spirits White As Lightning

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