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  • n. Plural form of hambone.


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  • From the onset of the Reagan administration, he found himself in regular conflict with the trioMeese, Baker, Deaverthat controlled the Reagan White House: Guerrilla warfare with a bunch of second-rate hambones, he called it.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Anon -- Jerry answers your question below, and he's right, I've seen it in the meat section of chain stores here ... if they have hambones, the usually have salt pork.

    a life pursuit | Homesick Texan

  • "I'll soon pick it all up again," said the Leather-bell submissively, and going down on his hambones he began sweeping into the palm of his hand what had been spilt and putting it back with the rest.

    The Day of Wrath

  • He was from that moment persona non grata with Reagan's White House staff, whom Haig called "hambones."

    Politics Daily

  • Although it would take more than another year before these hambones, joined by Nancy Reagan, forced Haig's resignation, the writing was on the wall from the moment of this disastrous briefing.

    Politics Daily

  • Michael Gambon and Frances de la Tour, two of England's most distinguished hambones, play "George" and "Martha" and, while they come and go quickly, in a hail of bullets, they're worth the detour. -

  • But when the trio of old school hambones and horndogs prove to be a bigger pain than he anticipated - and he accidentally stumbles across a conspiracy headed by mysterious American businessman Malcolm Upshaw and Delatriz Betancourt, the recklessly sexy granddaughter of Confederates who fled Reconstruction for South America - Fortune finds himself in hot water … with the fate of the USA at stake.

    Major Spoilers

  • His dancing spans - and synthesizes - traditions as far apart as vaudeville hambones, Appalachian clogging, and Indonesian monkey chant.

    Boston Phoenix -

  • And, "From all this straining my guts and my hambones tangle."

    APM: Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac RSS Feed

  • Orion5417: During the USF-Kansas game last night, Rob Stone was pretty much a lost puppy ... stick to the hambones and bowling buddy



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