Definition of Ancome

1. n. A small ulcerous swelling, coming suddenly; also, a whitlow.



Definition of Ancome

1. Noun. (obsolete) A small inflammatory swelling, arising suddenly. ¹

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Definition of Ancome

1. sudden inflammation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancome

ancillae
ancillaries
ancillary
ancillas
ancille
ancilles
ancilliary
ancillula
ancillulas
ancipital
ancipitous
ancistroid
ancitabine
ancle
ancles
ancome (current term)
ancomes
ancon
anconad
anconal
anconal fossa
anconas
ancone
anconeal
anconeous muscle
ancones
anconeus
anconies
anconitis
anconoid

Literary usage of Ancome

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"IV, ii. 4.120; Othello, i. 1. 33. A corrupt form of ensign. Anglo-F. enseigne, a standard (Rough List). ancome, a boil, a foul swelling. Eastward Ho ! iii. ..."

2. Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and Notes, an by Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler (1913)
"... I have seene a little prick no bigger then a pins head swell bigger and bigger, til it has come to an ancome ;2 and eene so tis in these cases. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings by Joseph Chitty (1819)
"... before our lord the king, at Westminster, counts of ancome the said AB &c /the defendants) by TS their at- indictment , , >, , , , t . ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Ü. PI, Ш, 481. Skinner says the word ancient is only ч corruption of ensign. ancome. A kind of boil, sore, or foul swelling in the fleshy parts. Diet. ..."

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