One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounEnglish Regional, Scottish, Northern
English regional (northern). An outsider, stranger; a relative newcomer to the district.
Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From off + come. With sense 2 compare slightly earlier come-off. With senses 3 and 4 compare to come off.
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