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Definition of "came" []

  • A slender grooved lead bar used to hold together the panes in stained glass or latticework windows. (noun)
  • Past tense of come. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "came" in a sentence
  • "During the months in camp he had been wholly absorbed in new work and new friendships, and now his own neighbourhood came to him with the freshness of things that have been forgotten for a long while, —came together before his eyes as a harmonious whole."
  • "When Theodore Roosevelt first came into my life, he “came to help."
  • ""And ascended into heaven" -- this passage shows the belief that He returned to the place from which He came, for the Nicene Creed has stated that he "_came down from heaven_ and was incarnate ... and was made man.""