Downcome Down"come` (doun"k[u^]m`), n. 1. Sudden fall; downfall; overthrow. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Iron Manuf.) A pipe for leading combustible gases downward from the top of the blast furnace to the hot-blast stoves, boilers, etc., where they are burned. [1913 Webster]

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