What does the word ham mean?

Usage examples for ham

  1. 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 by Lydia M. Child
  2. 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 by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell