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ham



Pronunciation: (ham), [key]
n.
1. a cut of meat from the heavy-muscled part of a hog's rear quarter, between hip and hock, usually cured.
2. that part of a hog's hind leg.
3. the part of the leg back of the knee.
4. Often, hams. the back of the thigh, or the thigh and the buttock together.

ham



Pronunciation: (ham), [key]
n., v., hammed, ham•ming.


n.
1. an actor or performer who overacts.
2. an operator of an amateur radio station.

v.i., v.t.
1. to act with exaggerated expression of emotion; overact.
2. ham it up, to overact; ham.

Ham



Pronunciation: (ham), [key]
n.
the second son of Noah, Gen. 10:1.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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