come of



come of (third-person singular simple present comes of, present participle coming of, simple past came of, past participle come of)

  1. To result from.
    • 1865, Jane Carlyle, in a letter to T. Carlyle, 5 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, of Friday, 12 August, 1865, published in the Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle, volume 1, in 1883:
      It all came of you being moving, and me sitting still!