1) An uncle.

1461 and I witte unto my two emes William and Thomas vjs viijd, Seamer

1487 I witte to my eame John Gyldous ... a old nobill, Hull. It remained in use in dialect where it came also to be used of a close friend. The Whitby Glossary has mine eam, my uncle, friend, gossip.

spellings eam
places Hull Seamer
dates 1461 1487

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