1) Two curved pieces of wood which together form the collar of a draught horse, with hooks for the traces.
1610 one hackney sadle, a packe sadle ... a cart sadle, barkame, hames ... wanto and garth, Cottingley
1628 3 payre of traces and haymes ... 3 sadles, bridles, Pudsey
1682 4 payre of hames with the traces & swengletrese, Lund. Note: 1743 2 horse muzzles, the reines of 2 collars or mobs, one hameband, Huddersfield.