Definitions

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  • v. second-person singular past form of come.

Etymologies

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came -est, the archaic second-person singular tense suffix.

Examples

  • Mat 22: 12 And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment?

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  • There be room in his bidarka for two, and he would that thou camest with him.

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  • When the general's Rolling Stone indiscretions appeared, President Obama called him back, to ask, "How camest thou in this pickle?" and then to boot him.

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  • It then corroborates what the Bible validates: “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations” Jeremiah 1:5.

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  • How camest thou hither, tell me, and wot teh heck foar?

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  • So thou camest, sir stranger, to Ilium's famous town?

    Helen

  • But how camest thou, poor husband, safe from Troy? though 'tis no gain to know, yet friends feel a longing to learn all that their friends have suffered.

    Helen

  • Thou camest, O Paris, to the place where thou wert reared to herd the kine amid the white heifers of Ida, piping in foreign strain and breathing on thy reeds an echo of the Phrygian airs Olympus played.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • This was the first cause I had to reprove thee, for it was here I first discovered thy villainy; but afterwards, when thou camest to

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • It is the goddess-born thou seest, child, for whom thou camest hither.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

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