Definition of Kames
1. Noun. (plural of kame) ¹
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Definition of Kames
1. kame [n] - See also: kame
Medical Definition of Kames
1. Mounds of poorly sorted glacial drift, mostly sand and gravel, deposited near the front of a glacier. (09 Oct 1997)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kames
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Literary usage of Kames
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"After describing the general characters of kames, eskers, ... It was argued that marginal kames are due to sub-glacial streams draining the edge of the ..."
2. The Ice Age in North America: And Its Bearings Upon the Antiquity of Man by George Frederick Wright (1911)
"Still, there are numerous short series of kames in Ohio at the low place in the ... kames are abundant in Summit county, between Ravenna and Akron, ..."
3. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"kames, their general character—Passage of water-worn detritus into angular debris—Association of kames with characteristic ..."
4. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1902)
"As in kames, the stratification is often much distorted, probably as the ... Eskers often end in kames, and where they are interrupted the interval is often ..."
5. History of Moral Science by Robert Blakey (1836)
"HENRY HOME, afterwards Lord kames, was the son of Mr. George Home of kames, in the county of Berwick, and was born in the year 1696. ..."
6. Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar by Marshall Brown (1899)
"kames, Lord.— "Tickle him yourself, Harry; yon are as able to do it as I am," said Lord ... kames, when a circuit judge, was out walking in a Scotch town. ..."
7. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1906)
"How unfortunate I was, that I did not press you and Lady kames' more strongly to favour us with your company farther. How much more agreeable would our ..."