Whame vs Hame - What's the difference?

whame | hame |


As a noun whame

is the horsefly or gadfly.

As a proper noun hame is

tavastia, a historical province and area in finland.

whame

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The horsefly or gadfly.
  • (Webster 1913)

    hame

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) hame, home, from (etyl) hama, . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A covering, skin, membrane.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) ).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Part of the harness that fits round the neck of a draught horse that the reins pass through.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) ham, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Etymology 4

    From earlier haum, haume.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anagrams

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