Origin of ham1
Definition for ham (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object), hammed, ham·ming.
Origin of ham2
Definition for ham (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for ham
Since when was the traditional version thrown out for one made of ham?
But merit aside, you can indict a ham sandwich if it's Republican in the most liberal hotbed of Texas: Travis County.
The problem for Perry is that a Travis County jury can also find a Republican ham sandwich guilty.
The Cuban sandwich is made with pulled pork shoulder and ham (both from farm hogs, of course), as well as house-made pickles.
A grilled cheese sandwich, made with four different cheeses, comes with McLane ham (and is grilled in truffle butter).
In carving a ham, begin not quite in the centre, but a little nearer to the hock.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
For the first time in the history of mankind the experiment was made of extending the institutions of Japhet to the sons of Ham.
"Friend, it is but idle to spur a horse when his legs are ham shackled," said the Highlander, haughtily.The Fair Maid of Perth|Sir Walter Scott
After such an experience as you must have been through this night to set down to ham and toast!Thankful's Inheritance|Joseph C. Lincoln
When the prince had been a prisoner at Ham, he had sent the novelist his study entitled L'Extinction du pauperisme.
British Dictionary definitions for ham (1 of 2)
- the back of the leg above the knee
- the space or area behind the knee
Word Origin for ham
British Dictionary definitions for ham (2 of 2)
- an actor who overacts or relies on stock gestures or mannerisms
- overacting or clumsy acting
- (as modifier)a ham actor
- a licensed amateur radio operator
- (as modifier)a ham licence
verb hams, hamming or hammed
Word Origin for ham
Culture definitions for ham
One of the three sons of Noah. According to the biblical account, Noah and his family were the only human survivors of the great Flood and were therefore the progenitors of all the peoples on Earth.