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Synonyms for ham

meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)

(Old Testament) son of Noah

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a licensed amateur radio operator

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an unskilled actor who overacts

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THE ham broke off the plate with a jerk, and rolled under the table.
He put the ham in the middle of the floor, and hit it with the tongs and with the shovel--bang, bang, smash, smash!
Well, sir, if you can make out here, fur a fortnut, 'long wi' her,' nodding at his sister, 'and Ham, and little Em'ly, we shall be proud of your company.
Ham, who had been giving me my first lesson in all-fours, was trying to recollect a scheme of telling fortunes with the dirty cards, and was printing off fishy impressions of his thumb on all the cards he turned.
Then the mice told her that the witch had a cat, and the cat was very fond of ham; if she would give the cat her ham, it would show her the way out of the wood, and in the meantime they would spin the yarn for her.
So they stroked her, and fed her with ham, and said to her:
But some of the visitors alighted and did not depart after the handsome treating to veal and ham.
I don't mind if I have a slice of that ham, and a glass of that ale, Miss Garth, if you will allow me," he said, coming into the parlor at half-past eleven, after having had the exceptional privilege of seeing old Featherstone, and standing with his back to the fire between Mrs.
The animation and variety wanting at Ham Farm were far from being supplied by the company in the house.
The ladies at Ham Farm practiced the pious observance of the evening on this plan.
She was idly arranging her little morsels of ham in a pattern on her plate.
Then Tom tumbled his ham over the bluff and let himself down after it, tearing both skin and clothes to some extent in the effort.
Here there stood a white house within a walled garden, and in the pantry of this domicile we found a store of food--two loaves of bread in a pan, an uncooked steak, and the half of a ham.
One might go down to this floor and see the pickling rooms, where the hams were put into vats, and the great smoke rooms, with their airtight iron doors.
I wonder, thought I, if this can possibly be a part of his Ramadan; do they fast on their hams that way in his native island.