Part of speech: noun

The thigh of an animal, as of a hog, prepared for food.

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Usage examples "ham":

  1. " We don't have so much loss of life in this bay as in the west bay round the point," said Ham. - "Faces and Places", Henry William Lucy.
  2. When you take out a ham to cut for use, be sure and put it away in a dark place, well covered up; especially in summer. - "The American Frugal Housewife", Lydia M. Child.
  3. For supper of course we had ham and eggs, but it took no less than two hours for the landlady to cook them and to set the table. - "Our Journey to the Hebrides", Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.