What does the word cam mean?

Usage examples for cam

  1. A cam in which the actuating surface is in the form of a groove. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. Cam you get me a box there to- night? – His Own People by Booth Tarkington
  3. That stan's to rizzon, ye see; but they telled me 'at ye kenned a' about whaur we a' cam frae. – Malcolm by George MacDonald