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- grooved metal strip framing, usually of lead or zinc, for holding glass in lattice or patterned glazing, or in stained glass. Early cames were hand worked and tended to be chunky. Later cames are milled, are slimer and can be distinguished by the grooves which are a result of the lead being forced through the mill - a contraption not unlike a mincer. See quarries.