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Definition of Ham


  1. Home.
  2. The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock.
  3. The thigh of any animal; especially, the thigh of a hog cured by salting and smoking.

Ham Quotations

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
Martina Navratilova

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower!
Jim Carrey

Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
Jack Benny

The days when the words 'Hollywood actor' framed Ronald Reagan like bunny fingers as an ID tag and an implied insult seem far-off and quaint: nearly everybody in politics - candidate, consultant, pundit, and Tea Party crowd extra alike - is an actor now, a shameless ham in a hoked-up reality series that never stops.
James Wolcott
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Ham Translations

ham in Danish is skinke
ham in Dutch is ham
ham in Finnish is kinkku
ham in French is jambon
ham in German is HAM, Schinken
ham in Italian is prosciutto
ham in Norwegian is skinke
ham in Portuguese is presunto
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