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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, a son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Shem.

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  • proper n. A son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Shem.

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Examples

  • I was looking through the lunchmeat ham at the store the other day have looked closely since I read a *Mouseprint months back about Ham and Water Product and noticed that nothing had anything less than the same 10% disclaimer.

    Mouse Print»Blog Archive » Where’s the Beef Pork?

  • Leftover ham is something that's pretty easy to use when it's winter and Ham and Bean Soup sounds like a great idea -- but if you're cooking ham for Easter and warmer weather has arrived, you may need to get a bit more creative.

    BlogHer - Life Well Said

  • Darvin Ham is a native of Saginaw, Michigan, where his mother is the mayor. ...

    USATODAY.com

  • Ham is a tireless promoter of the belief that the ancient writers of Genesis made scientifically accurate statements about the universe.

    Karl Giberson, Ph.D: Christianity and Extraterrestrial Life: Are the Gliesans Going to Hell?

  • I was researching country ham for an exhibit, with the goal of spreading my belief that American Country Ham is a national culinary treasure that can be appreciated in a very modern way by eating it uncooked and sliced thin on a meat slicer - the same way we enjoy prosciutto.

    Country Ham: An American Culinary Treasure

  • Townhall's Mary Katharine Ham is heading to the Daily Caller, where she will produce video shorts.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 8TH, 2010

  • The prediction comes with a touch of disarmingly frank self-centeredness: Ham is in his mid-seventies.

    The God of Small Things

  • At issue in Ham was whether the actions of a police officer responding to an emergency call were reckless.

    Fourth Department

  • The country of Cameroon has essentially licensed off .cm to Kevin Ham who uses it to capture all web traffic where the user seems to have dropped the ‘o’ from. com.

    Use Gmail, Buy a Car? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • My disagreement, mild and courteous, as I like this particular blog a great deal, was posted on London Daily Photo, run by an amateur photographer called Ham and one of my daily must-see outlets.

    Memorial Days

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  • Mysteriously, the Bible neglected to mention the Green Eggs.

    January 25, 2013