Cham

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cham kăm The sovereign prince of Tartary; -- now usually written khan.
    • v. t Cham chăm To chew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cham An older form of champ.
    • cham Awry; cam.
    • n cham A former spelling of khan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cham kam an obsolete form of Khan.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

We have no writer with a more genuine literary flavour about him than the great Cham of literature.
"Obiter Dicta Second Series" by Augustine Birrell
The supreme ruler of the Tartars was a chieftain called a Cham.
"Peter the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Cham-fort' (shaeN-for'), Sebastien Roch Nicolas (1741-1794), 85.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Come along, now, to Phillips' bar and we'll split a bottle of cham.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
Or a glass of cham, with a lump o' ice in for a cooler?
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
At the edge of the woods Rudy waited, and whistled to Cham.
"Harper's Young People, March 16, 1880" by Various
Yes, Master, thank God, cham not so ill belov'd nother.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
Wyte till I pour some cham on my 'ot coppers.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bad cham,' he says, `and he ain't used to it.
"Blind Policy" by George Manville Fenn
I found them more difficult of access than the Cham of Tartary.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
Every word told, and at the end the greatness of the Great Cham was a myth.
"Adventures and Enthusiasms" by E. V. Lucas
Cham-fort' (shaeN-for'), Sebastien Nicolas (1741-1794), 69, 261, 318.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
This was the excuse for the drawing which the celebrated caricaturist Cham made of me.
"My Recollections" by Jules Massenet
Cham fain abroad to dig and delve, in water, mire, and clay, Sossing and possing in the dirt still from day to day.
"Gammer Gurton's Needle" by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
Cham-mas-sish, Sweet or pleasant to the taste.
"The Adventures of John Jewitt" by John Rodgers Jewitt
Cham being French for Shem, it was a happy way of designating a son of Count Noah.
"Caricature and Other Comic Art" by James Parton
N. Indica, Cham., var.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
Mituli or muscles in great quantitie as also chams or cochles about Stiskay and the northwest coast.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
Viollet Le Duc, Cham, Taylor.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879" by Various
In the course of his wanderings he reached Agra, the capital of the Great Cham.
"Curiosities of Olden Times" by S. Baring-Gould
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In poetry:

Because his sire he offer'd to despise,
A grievous stain upon Cham's offspring came;
In their black skins it still deep rooted lies,
And nothing can eradicate the same.
"The Duty Of Children To Their Parents" by Rees Prichard
Thy father's curse, lest thou incur, take heed,
It ne'er departed from Cham's sooty race:
For Noah's curse still cleaves unto the breed;
You see it still in ev'ry negro's face.
"The Duty Of Children To Their Parents" by Rees Prichard
Cham's spire, I scarce in heaven descry,
Inverted, in that other sky,
The lake's lit breast, still plain doth glow:
So Soul, that darkly points above,
Shows sure and clear, when glassed by love
In answering heart below.
"Celestial Heights" by Alfred Austin
The bride sought her cham'er so calm and so pale
That a Northern had thought her resigned;
But to eyes that had seen her in tide-times of weal,
Like the white cloud o' smoke, the red battlefield's vail,
That look spak' of havoc behind.
"Additions: The Fire at Tranter Sweatley's" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

The Cham Paper Group is responding to the fast-paced economic climate precipitated primarily by forex effects and recharting its course for the future.
Cham Paper's strong market position is secured by.
Focusing production on surface coating, Cham Paper's core competency at the Cham site.
Cham Paper Group has named Patrick Schmid as its new CFO, effective July 1.
Schmid, 42, has served as director of finance of Cham Paper Group Switzerland Inc since 2007.
Blob Jump Official Guinness World Record World Record Blob Jump, 24.6.11 Cham, Switzerland, 17 Metres (Guinness Approved).
Jorge Cham, Rupa Marya, Jeremy Lin, Angry APA Minute.
From left are Greater Martinsville Cham.
CHRISMAN — Norma Jane (Chamness) Sewell, 83, of Chrisman, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 at Paris Healthcare Center in Paris.
To David Otto and Eleanor (Dudgeon) Chamness.
Credit Ben Chams / Fotolia.com.
Chapter NR will meet on Tuesday at Carrie Elkin's home with Nicole Chamness as co-hostess.
COLUMBIA CITY – Poetry came alive at Mary Raber Elementary School Wednesday morning when Valerie Chamness and Joshua Daniels performed verbal acrobatics during a student convocation.
Joe Chamness, who accepted another appointment at the first of the year.
Members of First United Methodist Church announce the appointment of their new pastor, the Rev. Turner replaces the Rev. Joe Chamness, who accepted another appointment at the first of the year.
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In science:

It is a true ”electronic bubble cham ber” with a much larger mass (3 ton for Gargamelle, up to 100 kton now envisaged for LAr TPCs).
Future neutrino oscillation facilities
They found the fraction of stars with 60 µm excesses to decrease from around 60–70% in Taurus, ρ Oph and the R CrA region to below 20% in the older Cham I and TW Hydra associations.
ISO Observations of Pre-Main Sequence and Vega-type Stars
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