crame

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Scots crame, craim, from Middle Dutch kraeme or Middle Low German krame; both from Old High German krām (merchant tent; tent cloth). Compare West Frisian kream, Dutch kraam, German Low German Kraam, German Kram, Swedish kram, Icelandic kram.

Noun[edit]

crame (plural crames)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) A merchant's booth; a shop or tent where goods are sold; a stall
  2. (chiefly Scotland) A parcel of goods for sale; a peddler's pack; a kit

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of cram.

Verb[edit]

crame

  1. Archaic spelling of cram.
    • 1599, William Waterman, “The Fardle of Facions”, in Richard Hakluyt, editor, Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation[1], translation of original by Johannes Boemus:
      Certaine of the Tartarres, professing the name of Christe, yet farre from his righteousnes: when their parentes waxe aged, to haste their death, crame them with gobins of fatte.

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Verb[edit]

crame

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cramer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cramer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cramer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of cramer
  5. second-person singular imperative of cramer