ancome

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English onkome ‎(a swelling), from earlier oncome, oncume ‎(an unexpected evil), from Middle English ancomen, oncumen, from Old English oncumen, past participle of ancuman ‎(to arrive, come upon, happen), equivalent to on- +‎ come. Cognate with Dutch aankomen ‎(to arrive, to gain weight), German ankommen ‎(to arrive), Swedish ankomma ‎(to arrive).

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ancome ‎(plural ancomes)

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