Definitions

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  • n. A return; a coming back or again.
  • v. To come back; return.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To come back; return.
  • n. Return; a coming again.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *gaincumen, ȝeincumen ("to come back, return"), from gain- ("back") + cumen ("to come"), equivalent to gain- +‎ come.

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From Middle English gaincum, ȝeyncome, from *gaincumen, ȝeincomen ("to return"). Compare Danish gjenkomst ("coming again, return").

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