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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comes \Co"mes\, n. [L., a companion.] (Mus.) The answer to the theme (dux) in a fugue. [1913 Webster]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

COMES, offices. A Count. An officer during the middle ages, who possessed civil and military authority. Sav. Dr. Rom. Moy. age, n. 80. 2. Vice-comes, the Latin name for sheriff, was originally the lieutenant of the comes.
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

COMES, pleading. In a plea, the defendant says, "And the said C D, by E F, his attorney, comes, and defends, &c. The word comes, venit, expresses the appearance of the defendant, in court. It is taken from the style of the entry of the proceedings on the record, and formed no part of the viva voce pleading. It is, accordingly, not considered as, in strictness, constituting a part of the Plea. 1 Chit. Pl. 411; Steph. Pl. 432.