Henry, 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister 1743–54 (brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles).
Other definitions for Pelham (2 of 2)
a bit that is used with two pairs of reins, designed to serve the purpose of a full bridle.
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How to use Pelham in a sentence
He photographed the subway, including the real Pelham line, and its constituency in all their glorious degradation.
Pelham gathered wild flowers, as they climbed up to the northern crest of the gap.
When they became settled in the train, Pelham retold to the sisters the story of his trip to the mountain.
Pelham was wrapped up in the minuti of the mining; and this was a book in which Paul had covered only the first simple chapters.
Pelham would ask, curious to piece out what he knew of the doings of these inferior folks.
Pelham went chill all over, as he realized how unpopular socialism would be made to appear.
British Dictionary definitions for pelham (1 of 2)
a horse's bit for a double bridle, less severe than a curb but more severe than a snaffle
British Dictionary definitions for Pelham (2 of 2)
Henry. 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister (1743–54); brother of Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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