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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ham /ˈhæm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ham n. Home. [North of Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ham n.
 1. Anat. The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock.
 2. The thigh of any animal; especially, the thigh of a hog cured by salting and smoking.
    A plentiful lack of wit, together with most weak hams.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked) [syn: jambon,
      2: (Old Testament) son of Noah
      3: a licensed amateur radio operator
      4: an unskilled actor who overacts [syn: ham actor]
      v : exaggerate one's acting [syn: overact, ham it up, overplay]
          [ant: underact]
      [also: hamming, hammed]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    warm, hot, and hence the south; also an Egyptian word meaning
    "black", the youngest son of Noah (Gen. 5:32; comp. 9:22,24).
    The curse pronounced by Noah against Ham, properly against
    Canaan his fourth son, was accomplished when the Jews
    subsequently exterminated the Canaanites.
      One of the most important facts recorded in Gen. 10 is the
    foundation of the earliest monarchy in Babylonia by Nimrod the
    grandson of Ham (6, 8, 10). The primitive Babylonian empire was
    thus Hamitic, and of a cognate race with the primitive
    inhabitants of Arabia and of Ethiopia. (See ACCAD.)
      The race of Ham were the most energetic of all the descendants
    of Noah in the early times of the post-diluvian world.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Ham, hot; heat; brown