gome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gome (man), from Old English guma (man), from Proto-Germanic *gumô (man), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰmṓ (earthling), *dʰǵʰm̥mō (earthling). Related to Latin homō. See also human.

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Noun[edit]

gome

  1. (obsolete, Scotland, Northern England) A man.
    • The Knightly Tale of Golagros and Gawane (a1500)
      A gome gais to ane garet.
      A gome goes to a garret.
    • The Scottish Field (1515)
      The King was glade of that golde, that the gome brought.
    • Scots Magazine (1820)
      Whan the stalwart gome strade ower the spait An' clasp'd me in the flude.
      When the stalwart gome strode over the spate and clasped me in the flood.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English guma.

Noun[edit]

gome

  1. man
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, II:
      And þus bigynneth þes gomes · to greden ful heiȝ.
    • c1450, Life of Saint Cuthbertː
      Some towns wex near toom, In the which woned many a gome.
    • a1460-a1500, The Towneley Plays:
      To thee, Jesus, I make my mone..farwell! gracious gome! where so thou gone..

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gome, gume, from Old English guma (man, lord, hero), from Proto-Germanic *gumô (man).

Noun[edit]

gome (plural gomes)

  1. a man